Friday, September 23, 2011

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Patrick L. Cane

Patrick L. Cane, 64, of Denton, TX, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011 at Denton Regional Hospital.He was born on March 1, 1947 in Highland Park, MI to Louis Cane and Marguerite Goulette Cane.He married Jean Jilbert in Lake Linden, MI on August 23, 1969.

He graduated from Suomi College in Hancock, MI as well as Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI majoring in Marketing with an Accounting minor.Upon graduating, he began his career with GTE where he would ultimately retire as Director of Finance after 25 years of service.

He had a tremendous love for his family and spending time with them whenever possible.He had a passion for cooking and enjoyed playing and watching sports throughout the years. He was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

There will be a memorial service held on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 4:00 pm in the Chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with Rev. Shelby Miller officiating.Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.The family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15186, Austin, TX 78761-5186.

Patrick is survived by his wife, Jean; sons, Brian and wife Paula, Sean and wife Destini, and Erik and wife Kathryn; "sister", Paula Beaudette; and two grandchildren, Brandon and Avery Cane.He was preceded in death by his parents.



Mina Brown

Born Mina Lee Wheeler on January 12, 1932, in Denton, TX, to parents, Bethel and Webb Wheeler. Married Fred W Brown, Jr. on July 4, 1955. Died peacefully at home in her sleep on Tuesday, September 20, 2011.

Preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Donna (Wiles) Harris, grandson, Jordan Harris, brothers, J.T., Conard, Jack, and James "PeeWee" Wheeler, and sister, Martha (Wheeler) Lee.

Survived by her husband, Fred Brown, daughter Linda (Wiles) Myers, 5 grandchildren, Heather Siwek, Shannon Snow-Bullard, John Harris, Nicholai Ananiew, Bonny Palmer, and 5 great grandchildren, Waverleigh Ananiew, Kyler Bullard, Isabella Siwek, Karolina Siwek, and Jenika Ananiew, and many nieces and nephews.

She worked hard all her life.In addition to being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, she picked cotton, worked in a peanut plant in Aubrey, was a press operator at the TWU laundry, and retired from a sewing factory in Farmers Branch.In her 79 years she also touched many lives through her genealogy, quilting, gardening, and scrapbooking.

Family Visitation and Viewing will be on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Denton Funeral Home, 120 S. Carroll Blvd. in Denton.Memorial Service is scheduled for Saturday at 11:00 am also at Denton Funeral Home followed immediately by a potluck luncheon at Crosstimbers Community Church, 312 W. McKinney St., Denton.No graveside service - interment will be in Sanger Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Denton Funeral Home and Cremation Services.



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