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Joeen Brown

Apr 14, 2017
Joeen Brown – 1928-2017

Joeen Brown, 88, formerly of Hillsboro, died at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Keosauqua Health Care Center.

The funeral is 11 a.m. Monday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua, with the Rev. Mary Kathryn Hart officiating. Burial will in Hillsboro Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday, immediately prior to the service at the funeral home.

Gifts to a memorial to be designated later by the family can be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 19103 Quiet Trail, Keosauqua 52565.

Mrs. Brown was born Dec. 7, 1928, in rural Hillsboro to Eugene R. and Iona N. Logan Dinsmore. She married Dale O. Brown June 22, 1947, at Sharon Presbyterian Parsonage north of Farmington. He died Jan. 19, 1991.

Mrs. Brown graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1946 and spent her adult life in Van Buren and Lee counties where she was a farm homemaker.

She had been a 4-H and Girl Scout leader in Keosauqua.

Her pastimes included her cats, gardening, growing flowers, crocheting, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include: daughter, Nancy Carr (Rex) of Keosauqua; brother, Gary Dinsmore of Houston, Texas; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: two daughters, Jeanne Hoglin and Susan Helterbran.

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