Obituary: Jean Lou Brehm, A Life Remembered 2024




Obituary: Jean Lou Brehm, Beloved Wife, Mother, and Grandmother








Obituary: Jean Lou Brehm, Beloved Wife, Mother, and Grandmother

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Jean Lou Brehm (nee Younker) of Euclid, OH, who passed away peacefully at Legacy of Mentor on May 25th, 2024, at the age of 85. Surrounded by her loving family during her final moments, Jean left an enduring legacy of love, kindness, and unwavering spirit.

Early Life and Career

Jean Lou Brehm was born on October 26th, 1938, in Johnstown, PA, to Arthur and Margaret (nee Block) Younker. As a dedicated employee, she spent 11 years working as a keypuncher.

Family and Community Involvement

Jean was a devoted wife to Ronald Eugene Brehm, her soulmate of 55 years, who preceded her in death in December 2012. Together, they built a loving home and raised three children: Karen A. Fuller, Ronald K. Brehm, and Eric L. Brehm.

Jean found joy and fulfillment in her family. Her grandchildren, Jessica Chesney, Ronald E. Brehm, Kara Buono, Jacqueline Brehm, and Eric C. Brehm, were her pride and joy. She cherished the moments spent with them, creating lasting memories.

Beyond her family, Jean was an active member of her community. She was a valued member of the former The Master Church and the former Keystone Club, contributing her time and energy to various events and initiatives.

Genealogical Passions and Spiritual Beliefs

Jean had a keen interest in genealogy, tracing her family’s lineage and connecting with her ancestors. She was a member of several genealogical societies and spent countless hours researching and preserving her family’s history.

Jean was a woman of deep faith and found solace in her spirituality. She regularly attended East Shore U.M. Church, where she connected with her community and drew strength from her beliefs.

Legacy of Love and Memories

Jean Lou Brehm leaves behind a legacy of love, compassion, and unwavering spirit. Her family and friends will forever cherish the memories they shared with her and find comfort in knowing that her spirit will continue to guide them.

Funeral Arrangements

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Jean’s life during a visitation from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 30th, 2024, at Jeff Monreal Funeral Home, 1000 Mentor Ave., Painesville. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Jean’s final resting place will be at Richland Cemetery in Johnstown, PA, where she will be laid to rest alongside her beloved husband.

In Memory of Jean Lou Brehm

In lieu of flowers, the Brehm family encourages donations to your favorite charity in Jean’s memory. By doing so, you honor her spirit of giving and continue her legacy of compassion and support for the community.

Final Thoughts

“Remember Me in your hearts, your thoughts and your memories; Of the times we loved, the times we cried, The times we fought, the times we laughed. For if you always think of me, I will never have gone.”

Jean Lou Brehm will be deeply missed by her loving family, friends, and all who knew her. Her legacy of love, kindness, and unwavering spirit will continue to inspire those who were fortunate enough to have crossed her path.


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