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 Mary Katheryne <I>Metzner</I> Brown

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Mary Katheryne Metzner Brown

  • Birth 22 Sep 1909 Alexis, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 10 Mar 2000 Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 54638036

Graveside services for Mary K. Brown, 90, Muscatine, Iowa, formerly of Aledo, are 1 p.m. Monday at Aledo Cemetery.

There is no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Homes of Muscatine. Family Funeral Services, Aledo, is in charge of arrangements.

She died Friday, March 10, 2000, at Lutheran Homes, Muscatine.

She was born Sept. 22, 1909, in Alexis, the daughter of Fred and Myrtle Murphy Metzner. She married Lee M. Brown on April 21, 1927, in Aledo. He died June of 1958.

Mrs. Brown was a homemaker.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Alpha, Lioness Club of Keithsburg and the Keithsburg Senior Citizens.

She enjoyed needlework and crocheting.

Survivors include a daughter and spouse, Shirley and Chester Spence, Little York, Ill.; sons and spouses, Marvin and Carol Brown, Muscatine, Fred and Janet Brown, Alpha, and John and Sharon Brown, Sullivan, Ill.; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and special friends, Ted and Ruth Clardy, Galesburg. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers; a daughter, Lenora Martin, in 1995; and two grandchildren.
(Rock Island Argus, March 11, 2000)

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  • Maintained by: Rebekah Greg Root
  • Originally Created by: Paul Mack
  • Added: 7 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54638036
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Katheryne Metzner Brown (22 Sep 1909–10 Mar 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54638036, citing Aledo Cemetery, Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rebekah Greg Root (contributor 46943086) .