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Mrs Genevieve Margaret "Jean" Spencer
Birth: Dec. 7, 1909
Kemmerer
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1956
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Died from right pleural effusion, a complication of an already grave illness.

She was married twice, to Frank R. Brandes and Boyed Penfield. She also had a serious relationship with Harold Miller, which resulted in the birth of Joyce.

Mother of Frank, Dolores, Donald, Donna, and Joyce.

Daughter of Elizabeth V. Small and James B. Spencer.

She was a housewife, and an exceptional seamstress, a wonderful cook, she canned everything, even made root beer. She truly had a green thumb - people stopped to see her plants in the big window at 15 Avenue 42 in what is now Marina del Rey (the NE corner of Ketch & Speedway).

She did work off and on over the years. She was a "Practical Nurse" at one time (I think today's equivalent would be an aide or nursing assistant), she had a certificate or diploma. She worked for the "Red Car" street car line in the mid 40's. She also worked in several dry cleaning establishments in the Venice area over the years.

After nearly 55 years, Jean has finally been marked (04-04-2011). Thank you, Frank, Joyce and family, Ryan, and Kim. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Blaine Spencer (1884 - 1932)
  Elizabeth Violet Small Franks (1892 - 1957)
 
 Spouses:
  Frank Raymer Brandes (1902 - 1963)
  Boyed Edwin Penfield (1892 - 1971)*
  Harold Dixon Miller (1911 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Donald Westley Brandes (1934 - 1936)*
  Donna Marie Brandes McDonald Heard (1936 - 2005)*
 
 Sibling:
  Genevieve Margaret Spencer (1909 - 1956)
  Samuel Palen Spencer (1912 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park
North Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Lot 19, Section 606. Block H LDS
 
Created by: Dear Jayne
Record added: Jun 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38051958
Mrs Genevieve Margaret Jean Spencer
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Mrs Genevieve Margaret Jean Spencer
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Mrs Genevieve Margaret Jean Spencer
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In Remembrance~
- Melissa
 Added: Dec. 7, 2012
Thinking of you on what would have been your 102nd birthday. You are missed, Grandma!
- Dear Jayne
 Added: Dec. 7, 2011

- wesblues
 Added: May. 10, 2011
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