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Lillian Marjorie Brown
Feb. 29, 1916 - Jul. 14, 2012

Lillian Marjorie Brown, 96, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday with many of her loved ones by her side. She was born in Valley County, Montana to John and Marie (Reisser) Myhre.

Born on the high line in Montana, she and her siblings, Clarence (deceased), Bill of Sweet Home, and Alice Rueb (deceased), were protected by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as well as their father who was the constable (sheriff) of Teenee, Montana. 

Lillian had 96 full and enjoyable years on earth and her beauty and class never diminished. Being a leap year baby, she was 24 years young at the time of her death. 

Lillian Brown



After high school, Lillian moved to Denver, Colorado to attend nursing school. She later returned to Montana and married her sweetheart, Benjamin Carlton Brown (deceased), and went on to attain seven degrees in the School of Hard Knocks: Patricia Ramsey of Sweet Home; Carlynn Brownlee of Clinton, Montana; Nancy Blodgett (deceased); Bernie Brown of North Bend; Stella Brown of Juneau, Alaska; Jerry (and his wife, Penny) Brown of Sweet Home; and Ethyl (and her husband, Kip) Keel of Hamilton, Montana. They, in turn, presented her with 21 grandchildren, 40 1/2 great grandchildren, and 27 1/2 great great grandchildren.

She left many dear friends, namely her loving family at Twin Oaks Nursing Home and neighbors, Rose and Jerry Grimm of Sweet Home. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. 

Condolences can be sent to Patricia Ramsey, 490 Main Street, Sweet Home, Oregon 97386. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Signature Hospice, Twin Oaks Nursing Home, or Bethel Lutheran Church in Sweet Home, Oregon. 

Wow! We had a great ride, didn’t we Mom?

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

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