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Jean E. Bray
11/17/1921 - 5/19/2011

Date of Service - 5/28/2011


HAMILTON LAKES- Jean E. Bray age 89 of Hamilton Lakes, died Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Dickinson Co. Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain, MI.

She was born on November 17, 1921 in Norway the daughter of the late Reynold and Edna (Eckstrom) Johnson.

Jean married Frank J. Bray on October 3, 1939 in Dubuque, Iowa. He preceded her in death on February 2, 1989.

Jeanís family was very special to her and enjoyed spending every moment she could with them.

The world would be such a better place if we all lived our lives like she did.

There is not enough space to explain what a fantastic woman she is to us. We look forward to seeing her again.

Jean is survived by her sons Michael (Bernadette) Bray, Douglas Bray, Alan Bray and Gregory (Beth) Bray all of Hamilton Lakes; grandchildren Deborah (Steve) Davis, William Bray, Mark Bray, Denise (Jonathan) Latchaw, Daniel (Kimberly) Bray, Laurie Bray, Matthew Bray, Mary (Robert) Plunger, and Andrew (Laina) Bray; 12 great grandchildren; brother William (Sandy) Johnson of Breitung Township; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughters-in-law Diane and Marilynn Bray; grandson Christopher Bray; brother Kenneth Johnson; and sisters Muriel Johnson and Phyllis Clifford.

Visitation will be held Saturday, May 28 from 10-11 a.m. at Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Michael J. Langlais, officiating.

Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.


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