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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Jeanette Elizabeth (Gerrow) Drouin, 68, of Grand Rapids, Mich., passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at her home under the loving care of her family and Great Lakes Caring Hospice.

The daughter of Elmer Archie and Christine Grace (Tanner) Gerrow, she was born on June 23, 1947 in St. Albans.

After marrying Laurien Philip Drouin, they made their home in Grand Rapids and enjoyed 33 years of marriage until Laurien passed away on Dec. 6, 1999. Jeanette had worked at the photo lab at Meijer for many years.

She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Vernessa Gerrow; her parents; her maternal grandparents, Herbert and Frances Tanner.

Surviving are her children, Stephenie and Dan Rahn of Wyoming, Nicole Hawley of Grand Rapids, and Laurien P. Drouin Jr. of Grandville, Mich.; her twin sister, Janice Gerrow of East Hartford, Conn; a brother, Kenneth and Ellen Gerrow of Bakersfield; her youngest sister, Sandra Garrow of Highgate; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Honoring her wishes, cremation has taken place and family committal services will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Bakersfield Cemetery.