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Florence Luella Childs Browne
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1918
Crosby
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1993
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Florence Luella Childs Browne (74)was the youngest of five children born to Guy Truman Childs and Barbara May Steiber. She grew up in mining towns near Crosby, MN and graduated from Grand Rapids High School, MN.

On Jan. 11, 1947 in Chicago IL,Florence married David Browne b. Nov. 18, 1921- Dec. 29, 1988 son of Alfred Henry Browne and Freda Martha at her sister Evelyn Childs Long's residence.

Florence was an LPN nurse and went to school in Minneapolis, MN and she worked at Lutheran Medical Center, Cleveland, OH. She and her husband, David raised their family in Cleveland, OH. In May of 1977 they moved Phoenix, AZ where they retired. Florence continued to do part-time private LPN work. Florence loved to travel and took many trips to places around the United States. The family loved to camp during their children younger years. She was interested in family history. After retirement, Florence was active in her Creighton Methodist Church in Phoenix. She also volunteered at a Crisis Nursery for babies of mother's who were addicted.

Florence died of a heart attack. She is preceded in death by her parents,her husband, David, her sister Evelyn Louise Long,and her brother Wilbur Childs.

Florence and David are survived by their three daughters:Patricia May Browne,Marilyn Sue Browne Poyet, Nancy Lou Browne; one sister Esther May Childs Rowe of Richland, MO and one brother, Delbert Childs of Grand Rapids, MN.

She and her husband were cremated and buried at Valley of the Sun cemetery, 10940 E Chandler Heights Road Chandler, AZ 85248 Phoenix, AZ. 
 
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 Parents:
  Guy Truman Childs (1887 - 1963)
  May Barbara Steiber Childs (1887 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  David Edwin Browne (1921 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Lou Browne (1952 - 2016)*
 
 Siblings:
  Esther May Childs Rowe (1911 - 2000)*
  Delbert Guy Childs (1912 - 2002)*
  Evelyn Louise Childs Long (1913 - 1991)*
  Wilbur Truman Childs (1916 - 1969)*
  Florence Luella Childs Browne (1918 - 1993)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery
Chandler
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Urn Garden 3, Block 31, Lot 5, Space B4
 
Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Record added: Oct 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30836026
Florence Luella <i>Childs</i> Browne
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
 
Florence Luella <i>Childs</i> Browne
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
 
Florence Luella <i>Childs</i> Browne
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
 
 
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- Ricky Hempel
 Added: Sep. 9, 2009
 
 
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