SEALED WITH A KISS: Jean Le Brocq, with niece Estelle (left) and Robert Dehnert.
SEALED WITH A KISS: Jean Le Brocq, with niece Estelle (left) and Robert Dehnert. John McCutcheon

Former Kawana bowls patroness turns 100

SHE'S the party girl from Kawana, who loves nothing more than a good joke and a quiet game of bowls.

And now, a former Kawana Bowls Club patroness has reached one of life's biggest milestones.

Jean Le Brocq has joined the centenarian club and despite her age has no thoughts in slowing down.

Her proud niece Estelle Dehnart said her aunt continued to play bowls well into her 90's and still loves to get involved in an indoor game when she can.

Jean grew up helping her mother with the Country Women's Association, which continues to be an active group on the Coast.

"Much of her working life was spent helping her mother," Estelle said.

All the while Jean proudly raised two sons of her own.

After the passing of her first husband, Jean re-married and began making the most of her new found social life.

"She loved going to the races Corbould Park," Estelle said.

"Phil was the patron of the bowls club and she became the patroness."

 

Estelle said even now, Jean continues to take part in anything and everything she can.

"Whatever is on she will join in," she said.

Her achievement was honoured by Bowls QLD who travelled to the Coast to award Jean with a medal at her special morning tea filled with all the lives she had touched throughout her own.


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