|7/26/2017 7:13:00 AM|
Jeannette "Jeanne" Carpenter, 93, of Florida, formerly of Windom, died July 11, 2017.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.
Jeanette Christensen was born Feb. 18, 1924, to Earl and Martha Christensen in Tyler.
She worked in banking before marrying Bruce Carpenter in 1941. They were blessed with three daughters. They lived in Minnesota, Connecticut and Belgium, all connected with Bruce's work, before settling in South Florida. During that time, she continued her work as an assistant manager in banking.
Jeanne and Bruce later moved to North Florida to be closer to their daughters.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Bruce Carpenter, also formerly of Windom; and a daughter, Kathryn Morris.
Survivors include her daughters, Carolee Jandreau and Debra Bailey; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.