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Josephine Maude Kane Brown
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1914
Miller
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1986
Lebanon
Linn County
Oregon, USA

Married Auttamease Sewell July 15, 1932 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.

Married Herman Brown April 15, 1949, at Sweet Home, Linn County, Oregon.



Sweet Home, New Era
December 17, 1986

Josephine Mude Kane Brown
( January 16, 1914 - December 8, 1986 )
Josephine M. Brown, 72, of Holley, died Monday at Lebanon Community Hospital.

A funeral service was conducted Thursday at Steckly-Tracewell Funeral Home. The Rev. Fred Kane officiated and burial was in the Gilliland Cemetery.

She was born Josephine Kane on January 16, 1914 in Miller, Hand County, South Dakota. Mrs. Brown, who moved to Portland in 1941, worked in the shipyards during World War II. She moved to Sweet Home area in 1947 and worked in a plywood mill. She retired from Albany Frozen Foods Cannery in 1976.

She married Herman Brown Sr. on April 15, 1949, at Sweet Home. He survives.

Other survivors include four daughters, Joan Hurley, Bend, Oregon; Rubye Stone, Eureka, California; Isla Wagner, Harrisburg, Oregon and Frieda Gibson, Clio, South Carolina; four sons, Herman Brown Jr., William O. Brown, Ted Brown and Roy Brown all of Sweet Home, Oregon; two sisters, Goldie Shaw, Foster, Oregon and Hazel Abel, Oklahoma City, Okalhoma; one brother, Theodore Kane, Corvallis, Oregon; 30 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Ermine Sewell in 1944; two sons, Herbert Brown and Hershel Brown, and two sisters, Sylvia Dixon and Pearl Lewis.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Alanzo Kane (1864 - 1934)
  Kittie Margaret Bingham Kane (1876 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Auttamease Gradon Sewell (1905 - 1966)
  Herman Dirks Brown (1910 - 2007)
 
 Children:
  Joan Shirley Sewell Hurley (1933 - 2003)*
  Ermine Sewell (1934 - 1936)*
  Rubye Inez Sewell Stone (1941 - 2007)*
  Herman Dirks Brown (1949 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Goldie May Kane Shaw (1895 - 1996)*
  Sylvia Dale Kane Dixon (1899 - 1986)*
  Pearl Nellie Kane Lewis (1901 - 1967)*
  Hazel Ruby Kane Abel (1908 - 1998)*
  Josephine Maude Kane Brown (1914 - 1986)
  Theodore Leroy Kane (1916 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Josephine M. Brown
Jan. 16, 1914 Dec. 8, 1986
Forever In Our Hearts
 
Burial:
Gilliland Cemetery
Sweet Home
Linn County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Mr. M
Record added: May 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26810178
Josephine Maude <i>Kane</i> Brown
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Josephine Maude <i>Kane</i> Brown
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Josephine Maude <i>Kane</i> Brown
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Happy Birthday Mom ! We all miss you. We have so wonderful things we want to share with you, but we know you are always watching over and smiling down down us all. Happy 100 !!
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
Happy 100th birthday wish you were still here so we could all celebrate with you. Happy Birthday great-grandma.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 16, 2014
Mom always loved roses...here is a rose for you for Mother's Day. We love and miss you every day.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 7, 2011
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