|Jeanette Reierson, 84|
|Written by TRF Times|
Thief River Falls - Jeanette Reierson, 84, died on Friday, July 15, 2005 at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, with Rev. Gary Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery, Thief River Falls.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 21, from 5 to 8 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m., at the Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls. Visitation will also be held for one hour prior to the services at the church on Friday.
Helen Jeanette Hammett was born on May 5, 1921 to Samuel and Hazel (Maghen) Hammett at Rush Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. She graduated from Swift Current High School. She went on the graduate as a registered nurse from the St. Boniface Nursing School in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Jeanette moved to Thief River Falls in 1948, to work at Mercy Hospital. She was united in marriage to Gordon P. Reierson on September 11, 1949 at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls. They made their home in Thief River Falls where Jeanette was active in her nursing career, working at Mercy Hospital, Northwest Medical Center, and Oakland Park Nursing Home. She also did some teaching NCTC.
Jeanette was active at Zion Lutheran Church teaching Sunday School, Bethel Series, and the circle. She was also active in cub scouts and boy scouts as a den mother. Jeanette was also a member of the Mayflower Society. She was an active homemaker who loved to sew, bake, crochet, and read. Jeanette moved to the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine in 2003.
Jeanette is survived by her four children, Thomas (Jill Dalbacka) Reierson of Duluth, Robert (Joyce) Reierson of Juneau, Alaska, Donald (Trish) Reierson of Wayspringers, N.Y., and Millie Reierson of Thief River Falls; one brother, Donald (Pat) Hammett of Eugene, Ore.; two sisters, Marianne (Paul) Caratti of Santa Rosa, Calif., Muriel (Jr.) Miller of Bay Lake; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon in 1989; her parents; five brothers, Earl, Larry, John, Gerald, Floyd, and two sisters, Alma Bean and Grace Lamb. A00003B2005JL20