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 Jeanne Marie <I>Gary</I> Dreyer

Jeanne Marie Gary Dreyer

Death 17 Apr 2010 (aged 81)
Burial Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 86866214 · View Source
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Funeral services for Jeanne Marie Dreyer, 81, were to be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2010, in the sanctuary of First Methodist Church in Gonzales with Pastor Andy Smith officiating. Interment was to follow in Gonzales Masonic Cemetery. Mrs. Dreyer died Saturday, April 17, 2010.

She was born Sept. 1, 1928, in Rockdale to Lyman Eugene Gary and Margie Vasti Franklin Gary.

She graduated from Brackenridge School of Nursing, certified as a registered nurse.

Mrs. Dreyer served with the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corp near the end of World War II.

She went to work at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston before moving to Austin to work at Brackenridge Hospital.

While in Austin, she met Roger Monroe Dreyer, a late year University of Texas law student. They married on Nov. 26, 1952, in Rockdale and moved to Gonzales.

Mrs. Dreyer initially worked at Holmes Hospital after arriving in Gonzales and then went to work for Warm Springs Hospital.

She also worked a short time with her husband in his credit bureau and employment office before going to work for Gonzales Independent School District as a school nurse in 1965. She worked with GISD for 20 years before retiring in 1985.

After retirement, Mrs. Dreyer volunteered her time in the church office of First United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed needle point, crocheting and reading and will be remembered by many for her "granny's meatloaf," buttermilk pies and molasses cookies.

Mrs. Dreyer was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors are three daughters,a son, a sister, a brother, her grandchildren,and a great grandson, Chantz Stevens.

Rockdale Reporter 4/22/2010

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