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Inez Lorraine (Bentley) Drowley

February 16, 1930 ~ January 30, 2019 (age 88)

Inez Lorraine Drowley, 88, formerly of Grand Marais, MN. died January 30, 2019 at Detroit Lakes, MN.

Inez was born on February 16, 1930 to Albert and Mary (Denewitt) Bentley in Grayling, MI, where she grew up and graduated from high school.  She worked as a clerk in Sorenson’s store for several years before marrying Donald Drowley on June 26, 1957.  They lived in and raised their daughter in Grand Marais, Mn.

Inez enjoyed gardening, bird watching, picking berries, and fishing with Don.  In 2012 they moved to Detroit Lakes, MN. for health reasons to be closer to family. 

Inez is survived by her daughter Linda (Richard) Buschette of Mahnomen, MN; grandchildren; Tina (Jim) Kraft of Gary, MN. and  Greg (Laura) Buschette of Mahnomen, MN.; great-granddaughters Evelyn and Kaylee Kraft and Alex and Jessi Buschette; brother Bernard (Linda) Bentley of Frederick, MI; sisters-in-law; Pearl (Wayne) Schlienz, Marion (Ray) Burge, Lillian Bentley (Albert) and Lillian Bentley (Arthur) along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Don, brothers; Albert, Arthur and Donald Bentley and sisters; Katrina (Roy) Horning and Marguerite (Edward) Sorenson.

A private family service will be held.



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