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Patricia A. Harnden Brown
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1932
Allerton
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 14, 2010
West Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA


****IN LOVING MEMORY****

Patricia A. Brown, 77, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Friday, May 14, 2010 at Taylor House Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Simpson United Methodist Church in Des Moines. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Pleasant Hill.

Patricia was born the daughter of Leota and Gail Harnden on November 19, 1932, in Allerton, IA. She attended NE Missouri State College and on June 4, 1955, was united in marriage to Jap Brown at the Allerton Methodist Church. They lived in the Des Moines area for the last 54 years. Pat had worked as an elementary school teacher and substituted for many years. Pat retired from IPERS with the State of Iowa at the age of 64.

Pat was a very active member of Simpson United Methodist Church, where she had served as treasurer and was a member of the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi and PEO, both for over 50 years, her neighborhood knitting group and Bunco and the Pleasant Hill Ladies League. Pat loved her family very much and always enjoyed watching her grandchildren's sport and cheerleading activities. She had a strong will to live and loved life to its fullest. Pat was always busy with all of her groups and had many wonderful friends.

Pat is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband, Jap; son, Greg (Judy) Brown and their children, Brett, Alex and Garrett of Ankeny; son, Brad (Pam) Brown and their children, Lauren and Meredith of Clive; and daughter, Kim (Curt) Koeneke and their children, Kylie and Cara of Ft. Smith, AR; sister, Mary (Bob) Ventling of Coal Valley, IL; sister-in-law Lois Brown of Johnston and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, JC Brown.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, May 17, 2010, at Iles Funeral Homes - Grandview Park Chapel. Memorials may be directed to Simpson United Methodist Church or Taylor House Hospice.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jap Henry Brown (1925 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Pleasant Hill
Polk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Grave Digger
Record added: Sep 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59442524
Patricia A. <i>Harnden</i> Brown
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Patricia A. <i>Harnden</i> Brown
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