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Orpha M. Thorson Brown
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1903
Death: Apr. 1, 1996

AUSTIN -- The funeral for Orpha M. Brown will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Austin with the Rev. Andrew M. Lindahl officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown, 92, of 205 14th St. N.W., died Monday morning (April 1, 1996) at the Austin Medical Center.
Orpha M. Thorson was born Dec. 20, 1903, in Bancroft, Iowa. She moved with her family when she was 5 years old to Fulton, S.D., and in 1921 to Lake Park, Iowa. She graduated from Lake Park High School and Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and taught school at Rock Rapids, Iowa, and Lake Park.
On Aug. 2, 1925, she married Doyle V. Byers. He died Aug. 2, 1955. She worked in the baby department of Yonkers in Austin for 13 years, retiring Dec. 30, 1970. On Jan. 2, 1971, she married Ace Brown. He preceded her in death.
She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Naomi Church Circle, Followers of Christ, Senior Citizens Organization and the Comfort Care Auxiliary.
Survivors include a daughter, Shirley (Mrs. David) Aakre of Rochester; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother.
Friends may call at the church for one hour before the service Thursday. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. 
Oakwood Cemetery
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Dec 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12799688
Orpha M. <i>Thorson</i> Brown
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