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Jeanette Mae Loynes

November 10, 1923 - June 5, 2020


Jeanette M. Loynes, age 96 of Owosso, passed away peacefully Friday, June 5, 2020 at her home. Her family will receive friends at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Jennings-Lyons Chapel on Sunday, June 7, 2020 from 5-7pm with an Owosso VFW Post 9455 Auxiliary service at 6:30 pm. Private family funeral services will be held on a separate date with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Owosso.

Jeanette was born on November 10, 1923 in Corunna to the late William E. and Jennie C. (Harms) Wright. On July 31, 1941 she married Victor Loynes in Ohio and together raised 5 children. Victor would later pass on August 3, 1998.

Jeanette worked for Universal Electric for over 30 years, retiring in 1991 as an Inspector. She enjoyed crosswords, bingo, bird watching, gambling and loved traveling the country with family and friends.

Mrs. Loynes is survived by her 5 children: John (Rita) Loynes of Louisiana, Linda (Fred) Gessner of Owosso, Dennis Loynes of Corunna, Doug Loynes of Owosso, Joseph (Terry) Loynes of Middleton; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; brother, Hugh Wright of Florida and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Victor; siblings: Clifford Wright, LaVera Malik, Vernon Wright, Dorothy, Bill Wright, Harry Wright, Buster Wright and her granddaughter, Andrea Loynes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions given in Jeanette's name are suggested to the Owosso VFW Post 9455 Auxiliary or to Memorial Hospice. Online condolences may be shared with her family by going to