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Jennie DeKoster Brower

Reusel-De Mierden Municipality, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Death 17 Feb 1960 (aged 66)
Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA
Burial Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Prayer
Memorial ID 176230045 · View Source
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Jennie Brower, 66, of Weott, died in a Fortuna hospital early Wednesday morning following a brief illness. Born August 5, 1893, in Holland, she had resided for the last 35 years in Eureka, Samoa and Weott, and Scotia.

She is survived by her husband, Charles, of Weott; daughter, Mrs. Katherine B. Lindsay of San Jose; sons, Casey C. Brower of Weott and Charles Brower, Jr., of Eureka; brother, Dick DeKoster, Sr., of Harvey, Ill.; sisters, Mrs. J. T. Simons of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Ed Eylander of Wayland, Mich,. and Mrs. Marie Couwenhoven of Harvey, Ill.; grandchildren, Margaret, Katherine, and Charles Brower, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Cooper Mortuary Chapel of the Ferns, the Rev. Roy Malde officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Prayer at Ocean View Cemetery.

Published in the Eureka Humboldt Standard on February 18, 1960

Name: Jennie Brower
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 5 Aug 1893
Death Date: 17 Feb 1960
Death Place: Humboldt
Mother's Maiden Name: Breddel

Jennie was the daughter of Sijke Spohia Breddels and Cornelius DeKoster; sister of Dirk, Carrie, Cornelius, Mary and Wilhelmina DeKoster.

Home in 1910: Thornton, Cook, Illinois

Jennie DeKoster married Charles Brower on April 8, 1911, in Chicago, IL.

In 1920, Jennie and Charles were living in San Francisco, CA, with their three children: Katherine (age 8), Casey Cornelius (age 6) and Charles (age 5).

By 1930, the Brower family had moved to Eureka. In 1940 they were still living in Eureka, although Casey was no longer living at home.

- California Death Index
- Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920
- U.S. Federal Census

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  • Created by: Dee Green
  • Added: 11 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176230045
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jennie DeKoster Brower (5 Aug 1893–17 Feb 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176230045, citing Ocean View Cemetery, Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA ; Maintained by Dee Green (contributor 48325163) .