Joy Brown, of Stanchfield, Minnesota, passed away on August 4, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing East Gables in Cambridge. She was 79 years old.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, August 9, 2010 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home with Rev. Dale Cope presiding.
VISITATION will be 1 hour prior, from 11:00am~ noon on Monday at the funeral home.
Joy Brown, of Stanchfield, MN passed away on August 4, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing East Gables in Cambridge, MN. She was 79 years old.
Joy was born on August 22, 1930 in Sandstone, MN.
A beautician for over 20 years, Joy made many friends “doing heads” as she called it. She had loyal customers in Mora, Cambridge and Braham.
Joy was an avid gardener and loved showing off her spectacular summer flower beds. She also enjoyed a good book and could always be found with a cup of coffee by her side.
Joy will be missed by family and friends. She is survived by children: Jeff Brown of Stanchfield, MN, Jennifer Brown of Minneapolis, MN, Tim (Kenyon) Brown of Dell Rapids, SD, and beloved grandson Tanner. Brothers: Carl Swenson of Elk Grove, CA, Louis Swenson of Vancouver, WA, Ray (Martha) Swenson of Wichita, KS, Floyd Swenson of Portland, OR, and Sister: Ann (Bob) Wagenius of Estacada, OR.
She is preceded in death by her husband Dale. Joy and Dale are now reunited in the pickle patch where they first met over 50 years ago.
The family wishes to thank the incredible staff at GracePointe Crossing East Gables and Hospice for their compassion, warmth, and care during Joy’s last days. A special thanks to nurse Connie Boerger.
A Memorial Service was held on Monday, August 9, 2010 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham with Rev. Dale Cope presiding. Music was provided by Randy Plageman and Ruth Grundyson. Arrangements were entrusted to the Rock Ingebrand Funeral home of Braham.