September 27, 1930 — March 31, 2018

Jeri Brownell passed on March 31, 2018 in Corvallis. She was 87.

She was born on September, 27, 1930, in Indianola, Nebraska, to her parents Wayne and Cleo Nelms.

She married Robert "Brownie" Brownell in 1947. They moved to Corvallis soon after. She worked for OSU in the research department in the '60s.

They moved to Independence, Oregon in 1969. She was a member of the Independence Elks Lodge.

She loved her family, gardening, bowling and traveling.

Jeri is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Brian Quakenbush of Corvallis, and daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Paul Schwarz of Salem; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister.

There will be no funeral due to her request.

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