April 23, 2015

Isabelle M. Brown

Brown, IsabelleIsabelle Madeline Brown, 85, passed away April 22, 2015.  Isabelle was born January 2, 1930 to William and Rose (McPeak) Lafferty in Lincoln, Ne.   She married the love of her life Melvin Brown on October 1, 1948 at Central Alliance Church where she was a member for over 70 years.  Isabelle started college when her children were in high school and received a degree in Early Childhood Development.  She was the Director at Central Daycare where she worked for over 20 years.  Her favorite hobbies included spending time with her beloved grandchildren, camping, and reading.  Her most cherished book was her well-worn Bible.  She lived for the Lord every day of her life. She also enjoyed cooking and baking for family, friends, and the church.

Isabelle is survived by Mel, her husband of 66 years; her son Gary (Valerie) Brown of Lakewood, Colorado; her daughter Cathie (David) Miller of Lincoln; and her grandchildren Keith and Jesse Brown, Taylor and Spencer Miller.

She was preceded in death by her parents, half-brother Francis Stromer , half-sister Helen Kearns and special aunts Emma, Eva & Iva McPeak who helped raise her .

Funeral Service:  10:30 am, Monday,  April 27, 2015 at Wyuka Funeral Home, followed by a luncheon at Wyuka.

Visitation:  Noon- 8 pm on April 26 with the family present from 4:00 – 5:00 pm also at Wyuka Funeral Home.

Memorials to The Nebraska Children’s Home Society and The People’s City Mission.

1 Comment

  1. Mel and Family,

    We were so sorry to hear of Isabelle’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.


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