Obituaries » Jeanne Adoree Vreyens (Robitaille)
August 8, 1929 - September 10, 2019
Vreyens, Jeanne Adoree (Robitaille)
Age 90 of Apple Valley, died on Tues., Sept. 10, 2019 at her home surrounded by her children.
Born on Aug. 8, 1929, in Nashville, TN, she lived a long, prosperous life thanks to the “Good Lord” as she would say, and to her husband of 46 years, John Leo Vreyens. She worked for Sears and Roebuck and Harley-Fletcher in Sioux Falls, SD. Thereafter her life was dedicated to raising her six children.
After joining the Catholic Church, her life was lived through service to her local church. The family became friends with many priests and nuns over the years, with Jeanne and John opening their home for many special occasions and meals.Her family was her pride and joy. Her children and grandchildren were so fortunate to have their doting mother and grandmother.
Preceded in death by her husband, John Leo; son, Kenneth; parents, Joseph Adelore and Thelma Mae Robitaille; sisters, Delores Dircks and Yvonne Rathman; brother, Joseph Jr. (Robby). She is survived by her children, Victoria (John) Lowe, Daniel Vreyens, Julia Vreyens, John R. Vreyens, Barbara (Steven) Brown and Rose (Ken) Buecksler; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dawn Robitaille; and many beloved nieces and nephews and “adopted” children.
Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Sat., Sept. 14, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 13900 Biscayne Ave. W., Rosemount, with visitation starting at 9:30am. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at a later date. Memorials preferred to St. Joseph Catholic Church.