Jackie Karen Brown (70) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at the Schneidmiller Hospice House on January 13, 2019. She was born to John and Adelia (Crow) Nebel on March 9, 1948 in Salmon, ID.
In 1953, Jackie’s family relocated to St. Maries, ID to a ranch her dad purchased. She met Richard Brown at the Handi Corner in town and they later married on December 30, 1966. The couple had 3 children and Jackie stayed home to take care of them. Jackie and her friend Kay Stiles shared their pregnancies together, and were very good friends at this time. She went to work at the Midway, Minevera’s, retiring from Peet Shore Dryer. Sadly Richard died in 2004. In her retirement she went to work part time for Julie Anderson at the Discount Center. She enjoyed working for Julie, and quit when the business closed in 2012.
Jackie enjoyed oil painting, fishing, crocheting, camping, canning, trips to Dworshak, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jackie also enjoyed playing cards with her grandchildren and they knew that was the place to go when they wanted waffles. She used to love having coffee with her dear friends Tillie Norton and Betty Swallows. Jackie will be missed by all of her family and friends.
Jackie is survived by her children Rick (Destrie) Brown, Theresa (Chad) Hammons, and Lisa Brown all of St. Maries, ID; brother Jerry Nebel of Coeur d’ Alene, ID; sister Connie Robinson of Plummer, ID; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren (with 1 more on the way); numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard Brown, and her brother Marvin Nebel.
A memorial service will be Saturday January 26, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Nazarene Church in St. Maries, ID. A gathering of family and friends to share a meal will follow at the church.