Jeannette M. Green, 89, Brainerd, formerly of Long Prairie
December 6, 1925 - March 18, 2015
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am Saturday, March 21, 2015 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Long Prairie for Jeannette M. Green, age 89, who passed away on Wednesday at Essentia Health in Brainerd. Fr. Omar Guanchez will officiate and burial will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Camp Ripley, Minnesota. Family and friends may call after 9:30 am Saturday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home – Stein Chapel. St. Mary’s Christian Women will pray the rosary at 9:30 am Saturday at the funeral home.
Jeannette Marie Green went to be with The Lord on March 18th, 2015. Born on December 6th, 1925 in Collegeville, MN to John and Bertha (Zimmerman) Reisinger.
She was raised on a farm in Upsala and graduated from Upsala High School in 1945. She was united in marriage to George Austin Green at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Swanville MN on June 25, 1949. They had homes in Fridley, Grey Eagle, Long Prairie and most recently Brainerd.
She raised six children while she worked at JC Penney and then Safetran two blocks from home assembling railroad lights and cross arms. She belonged to numerous clubs in Fridley and Columbia Heights and later in Grey Eagle and Long Prairie. She enjoyed fishing, baking, sewing, quilting, gardening and lots of card playing.
Survivors include husband George Green, children Donald (LaVonne), Debbie (Rick) Landin, Nancy (Jim) Grant, William (Maria), Theresa (Paul) Bergin, Cindy Green (Dwayne Sturges), 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, sisters MaryJane (Jerry) Stich and Kathleen Janzen. Preceded in death by parents John and Bertha Reisinger, brothers Edwin, Del, and Leon and sister Mildred Ohnstad.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Grant, Tony Grant, Brandon Bergin, Mason Thornberg, Mark Thornberg, and Monty Thornberg.