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Mabel May Salmonsen Browne
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Birth: 1919
Montana, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1972
Washoe County
Nevada, USA

Mabel Cuilla Browne, 54, of 2031 Regent St, died Sunday in a Reno hospital.

A native of Alder MT, she came to reside in Virginia City in 1936, before moving to Reno in 1940. She worked as a dealer that year in the Palace Club, and then was employed for 25 years as a dealer in the Mapes Hotel.

An avid gardener and active in arts and crafts work, she took particular pride in tin craft work, some of which were in public exhibitions.

She was first married to Harold Reno, of Reno, and later wed Paul Cuilla, a Reno barbershop owner in 1944. Prior to his death in 1969, he barbered for many years in the old Golden Hotel.

In October 1971, she married Harlan Browne of Reno, who now survives her.

Mrs Browne was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Reno, and was active in its Ladies Guild. She was also a member of the Cloverleaf Square Dancing Club.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: aon Robert Reno of Reno; brothers Elmer Salmonsen of Dillon MT, Arthur Salmonsen of Butte MT, and Nels Salmonsen of Virginia City MT; sisters Bertha Larsen of Sheraton MT, Anna Hunter of Burley ID, Martha Magnus of Sheraton MT, and Alice Hinch of Reno; a granddaughter Katherine Reno of Reno. A son, Harry Reno, preceded her in death in 1968 in California.

The funeral will be conducted at 11am Wednesday in the Ross-Burke-Knobel Mortuary. The Rev Bill Walters will officiate. Burial will be in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Nevada State Journal
Monday, June 19 1972 
Family links: 
  Nels Peter Salmonsen (1875 - 1945)
  Mary Elizabeth Petersen Salmonsen (1880 - 1953)
  Harlan Browne (1909 - 1977)*
  Elmer Magnus Salmonsen (1903 - 1991)*
  Bertha Catherine Salmonsen Larsen (1904 - 1992)*
  Arthur Clifford Salmonsen (1905 - 1977)*
  Martha Olena Salmonsen Magnus (1906 - 1997)*
  Anna Salmonsen Hunter (1909 - 1998)*
  Carl Andrew Salmonsen (1910 - 1992)*
  Nels Peter Salmonsen (1912 - 2000)*
  Mabel May Salmonsen Browne (1919 - 1972)
  Alice Salmonsen Hinch (1921 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Washoe County
Nevada, USA
Plot: Section K, Block 5605, Grave 1
Created by: Deb
Record added: Oct 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59740955
Mabel May <i>Salmonsen</i> Browne
Added by: J J Smith
Mabel May <i>Salmonsen</i> Browne
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 Added: Jun. 27, 2011

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