Price, Jeannine

Written by David Green.

Jeannine Price, 80, of W. Yankee Rd., Morenci, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

She was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Paris, France, the daughter of Soloman and Anna (Konyn) Beem. On Oct. 9, 1948, she married Robert Price of Morenci and he survives.

Jeannine came to America in the spring of 1948 and has resided in the Morenci area for 59 years, where she sold Avon products for 20 years.  She was an artist and was a member of the Toledo Craftsman Guild and enjoyed traveling with her husband, Robert, both here and abroad. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren

Besides her husband, Robert, Jeannine is survived by two daughters, Rosine (and Robert) Downing of Morenci and Christine (and Eric) Wood of Morenci; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and a sister, Rosine Autier, of Paris, France.

Jeannine was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Harper.

The funeral service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Craig Pillow officiating.  Burial will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is planned from 2 until 6 p.m. Sunday.

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    Water Fun—Carter Seitz and Colson Walter take a fast trip along a plastic sliding strip while water from a sprinkler provides the lubrication. The boys took a break from tie-dyeing last week at Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program to cool off in the water.
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    BIKE-A-THON—Children in Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program brought their bikes last Tuesday to participate in a bike-a-thon. Riders await the start of the event at the elementary school before being led on a course through town by organizer Leonie Leahy.
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    on your mark, get set, drum!—Drew Joughin (black shirt), Maddox Joughin and Kaleea Braun took the front row last week when Angela Rettle and assistants led the Stair District Library Summer Reading Program kids in a session of cardio drumming. The sports and healthy living theme continued yesterday with a Mini Jamboree at Lake Hudson State Park arranged by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Next week’s program features the Flying Aces Frisbee show.
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