December 12, 2018

Frances M. Brown

Died Sept. 23, 2017


Frances May Brown, 84, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at McLaren Bay Region in Bay City.

Frances was born Oct. 3, 1932, in West Branch to Harry and Marjorie (Osborne) Zimmer. She was married to Frank H. Brown and they lived in Lexington, and when he passed in 1982 she moved back to West Branch. Frances was a member of the Secord Lake Eagles, and the American Legion Auxiliary of Northville. She also served as vice president on the Indian Education Croswell/Lexington School Board for many years. In her free time she enjoyed playing cards, especially euchre and poker; she also enjoyed bingo, camping and spending time with her family.

Frances is survived by her children, Randy Brown of Decker, Ricky (Carol) Brown of Applegate, Judy O’Loane of West Branch, Kirk (Linda) Brown of Croswell and Douglas (Aaron) Brown of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She has 22 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren whom she adored. She also leaves behind a sister, Cora (Harold) Terry of West Branch; and brother, Edward Zimmer of West Branch; along with many many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank; and her three children, Ronald Brown, Frank Brown and Janet Johnson.

Visitation for Frances will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, from 1-3 p.m. at the Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family in memory of Frances M. Brown.


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