Jeanne Laurendeau, 80 of Austin, passed away on Monday, October 27, 2014 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Jeanne’s family will gather for visitation on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 1:00PM at Beck Funeral Home, 1700 East Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas. A service celebrating Jeanne’s life and her faith will follow at 2:30PM. Following her wishes, Jeanne will be cremated at a later date.

Jeanne was born in Sealy, Texas on September 5, 1934 to the late David Bryant and Mary Rose Hutchinson. She was raised in the Sealy and Katy area later graduating from Sealy High School. Jeanne was a loving mother and wife and always strived to care for others. She moved with her family in 1973 to Burnet, Texas, where she lived for many years. Jeanne married her love; Alan L. Laurendeau on September 21, 1978. Jeanne was a very artistic person and enjoyed making porcelain dolls and collecting antiques. Jeanne is preceded in death by her parents, David and Mary Rose Hutchinson; and her two daughters, Laura Peek and Michele Laurendeau.

Jeanne leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of over 36 years, Alan Laurendeau of Austin; her children, , Annette Vragel and her husband Pete of Austin, Tommy Peek of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Chris Peek of Vidor, Lea Mitchell of Moorehead, MN, her sister, Marlene Forrester; her grandchildren, Amber Klecka and husband Jim of Georgetown; Sydney, Gabrielle, and Aralyn Vragel of Austin; 4 great grandchildren; along with numerous other loving family members and friends

Jeanne’s family would like to send a special thank you to Nancy and staff at Our House of Central Texas, Ken and staff at Riva Ridge Memory Care Center, and the nurses and staff from New Century Hospice. The loving care that you all gave to Jeanne, over the past few years has brought great peace to her family.

Memorial donations in Jeanne’s memory are requested to be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association for further research and cure.

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