Gene and Jeanette Brown of Fairview Heights celebrated their 55th anniversary on November 7th with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchild.
Gene and the former Jeanette Canty were married on Nov. 7, 1959 at St. John UCC in Fairview Heights by Pastor Howard Poetter.Gene is a retired self employed Contractor of Brown’s Home Improvement and enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Jeanette is a homemaker and enjoys spending time with friends & family.
They have 4 children: Donna Isselhard, Fairview Heights, IL; Gene (Jodi Lynn) Brown, O’Fallon, IL; Sandra Weiss, O’Fallon, IL; and Jodi Lee Brown, O’Fallon, IL.
They have 9 grandchildren: Danielle (Brian) Vahlkamp, Brandon Brown, Jenna Brown, Nick Weiss, Devin Isselhard, Makayla Weiss, Colton Brown, Kennedy Brown, Courtney Isselhard (deceased), Brandy Brown and Lainey Brown.
They have 3 great-grandchildren Adalynn Vahlkamp, Makia Brown and Kadien Brown.