Jean M. Timp


Jean M. Timp

Jean M. “Jeanne” Timp, age 71 of Grey Eagle, died peacefully after an extended illness on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Sauk Centre.


A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 5, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa with Rev. Roger Klassen, O.S.B. officiating. Interment was at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Sauk Centre. 


Jean Marie Determan was born June 7, 1942, in Sauk Centre to George and Eleanor (Zirbes) Determan. She graduated from the Sauk Centre High School and from the Minnesota School of Business. She was united in marriage to Arthur Timp on May 26, 1962, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. 


Jeanne was employed by Crown Auto Stores and Lil’ Red Grocery Store in Eden Prairie, Chanhassen State Bank in Chanhassen, Belvidere Blackhawk Bank in Belvidere, Ill., and by the State of Minnesota Department of Child Welfare and the State of Minnesota Conservation Department.


She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa. Jeanne enjoyed cooking and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.


Survivors include her husband, Arthur Timp of Grey Eagle; children, Lisa (Glen) Simons of Willmar, David (Sherry) Timp of Delano and Paul (Dawn) Timp of St. Michael; grandchildren, Justin and Jessica Simons, Mitchell, Michael, Amanda, Abby and Allie Timp; step-grandchildren, Cole, Jake and Tucker Anderly; brothers and sisters, Vergie (Frank) Weiss of Gilbert, Bernie Jernigan of Vienna, Va., Jerry (Donna) Determan of Fairmont, Bea (Vince) Decker of Excelsior, Dorothy Pulkka of Anoka, Louann Burns of Aberdeen, Md., Jim (Ann) Determan of Blaine, Robert (Doris) Determan of Cold Spring, Dan (Sharon) Determan of Emily and David (Jill) Determan of Grey Eagle. 


Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents, George and Eleanor Determan; brother, Ralph Determan; sister, Evelyn Evens; and brothers-in-law, Ed Jernigan, Dick Pulkka and Ray Evens.

Serving as casket bearers were Justin Simons, Mitchell Timp, Michael Timp, Ryan Zierden, Jason Timp and Chris Determan. Cross bearers were Amanda Timp, Abby Timp and Allie Timp and scripture bearer was Jessica Simons. Gift bearers were Lisa Simons, David Timp and Paul Timp, and the lector was Sharon Determan.


Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose. 

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