“Kay” Sue Brown
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[April 21, 2016]
- Kathleen “Kay” Sue Brown, 71, passed away at 7:47 p.m. at OSF
Richard L. Owens Hospice Home Peoria, on April 10, 2016.
Celebration of Life:
Saturday April 23, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The
Knights of Columbus in Lincoln
Kathleen “Kay” Sue Brown, 71, passed away at 7:47
P.M. at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home Peoria, IL
on April 10, 2016.
Kay was born on January 3, 1945 in Decatur, IL. the
daughter of David and Evelyn (Colbrook) Noonan. She
married Terry Brown on September 14, 1968 in
Decatur, IL. He survives her in Lincoln.
Also surviving Kay are her children, Julie (Eric)
Haapapuro of Vienna, VA. Troy (Amy) Brown of
Lincoln; her sisters, Mary Lou Meyer and Patricia
McCann; her brothers, Larry Noonan and Dennis
Noonan; her beloved grandchildren, Abigail and
Natalie Haapapuro, and Brayton and Braylee Brown.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Kay was a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed
gardening, reading, and most of all, her four
grandchildren. Kay was married to Terry for 47
years; they enjoyed traveling together. Kay had a
wonderful circle of friends. She will be missed
dearly by all. The family would like to thank the
OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home for their loving
A celebration of Kay’s life will be held on Saturday
April 23, 2016 from 2:00-5:00 P.M. at The Knights of
Columbus in Lincoln, IL. Memorial donations may be
made in Kay’s name to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice
Home or The American Cancer Society. Services have
been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
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