Joan E. Brown, Delavan, WI
November 21, 1930 - November 2, 2017
Joan E. Brown, age 86, was born on November 21, 1930 in Walworth, WI to LaVerne and Hazel (Welch) Cunningham. She married Richard “Dick” Brown on August 11, 1951. She passed away on November 2, 2017 at Village Glen of Lake Geneva. Joan was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and friend to all. She was in the family business, Brown’s Corner, for 60 years with Dick and her children.
She is survived by her five children: Jayne (Larry) Hagman, Connie (Lewis) Lindloff, Joe (Lisa) Brown, Bob (Tami) Brown, and Teri (Jim) Long; nine grandchildren: Brian (Megan) Hagman, Jeff Hagman, Chris (Heather) Lindloff, Jennifer Lindloff, Jared (Lisa) Brown, Hannah Brown, Jacob (Ashley) Brown, Derek (Erika) Brown, and Mackenzie Long; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers: LaVerne Cunningham, Bill Cunningham, Ken Cunningham, Jack Cunningham, Frank Cunningham, and David Cunningham; sister Linda Adkins; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard “Dick” Brown; and siblings: Larry, Betty, Mary, Herb, and two in infancy; also by her sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Betty Meier.
A celebration of her life will be held on November 21 (her birthday), at the Delavan American Legion Hall, 111 S. 2nd St. from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Private burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery, with Pastor Robert Rickman officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Aurora at Home Hospice, 116 N. Dodge, Burlington, WI 53105. For more information, call Toynton Funeral Home 262-275-2171
Joan’s family would like to sincerely thank the staff of Village Glen, and Dr. Poplar and his office.