Mildred Brown, of Isanti, formerly of Ogilvie, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Solbakken Assisted Living in Isanti. She was 97 years old.
VISITATION will be held from 4-7 pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Chapel in Mora.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE & INTERMENT will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, March 13, 2015 at the Pleasant View Memorial Gardens Cemetery (200 Hwy 13 W, Burnsville, MN 55337).
Mildred Anna Brown of Isanti, MN passed away peacefully on March 7, 2015 at Solbakken Assisted Living in Isanti, at the age of 97.
Mildred was born July 19, 1917 in Des Moines, Iowa to Lyman and Hulda (Johnson) Edwards. The family moved to Minneapolis where she worked at Honeywell until she married Oliver Brown Sr. on June 16, 1936 in Minneapolis. The couple lived in Minneapolis until moving to Coon Rapids; then Ogilvie in 1968. After Oliver passed away in 1970 she later married Haughton Brown. They moved Tampa , Florida in 1972 before eventually moving back to Minnesota.
She put God first in her life but loved her family dearly. Mildred was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husbands, Oliver Brown Sr. and Haughton Brown; son, Oliver (Sharon) Brown Jr; brothers, Paul (Angie) Edwards, Melvin (Geraldine) Edwards, Marvin (Annette) Edwards; sisters Lillian (Eugene) Foss, Lucille (Ralph) Goodmanson and Margaret Babcock.
Mildred is survived by her son Ronald (Wilma) Brown Sr. of Princeton;
sisters Helen Babcock of Live Oak FL, Dorothy (George) Qua of FL; grandchildren, Susan (Kevin) Shea of Sauk Rapids, Ronald (Angela) Brown Jr. of Foley, Donna (Marvin) Hagle of Ogilvie, Jeff (Rhonda) Brown of Foreston, Mary Scherr of Battle Lake, Pam DeForrest of Milaca, Michelle Brown of Hillman, Chris Brown of Princeton; 30 great grandchildren and 26 great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Thursday, March 12th at the Akkerman Ingebrand Chapel in Mora. A graveside service and interment will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, March 13th at the Pleasant View Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Burnsville. Arrangements are by the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora.