LaVaine Brown

LaVaine L. Brown age 87, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. LaVaine was born April 19, 1931 in Missouri Valley, Iowa to Wilbur C. and Lucille L. (Kaulen) Meyer. LaVaine graduated from Missouri Valley High School. LaVaine married Lester Brown October 4, 1957, he passed away December 19, 2004. She worked at HDR in Omaha, Nebraska for over twenty years in the Support Technology Department. She was an active member of the Golden Girls Group, at St. Paul Lutheran Church. LaVaine enjoyed quilting, a glass of wine, time with family, being a campground host in Montana.

LaVaine was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lester, brother Ronald, nephew Kory D. Meyer.

She is survived by her children: Dan Brown and wife Julie of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Kellie Barry and husband Roger of Woodbine, Iowa, grandchildren: Chad and Ryan Brown, August Siefken and husband Justin, Melissa Barry Mullock, five great grandchildren many relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the church following the committal service at the cemetery.





In Loving Memory Of


LaVaine L. Brown



April 19, 1931                                 Missouri Valley, Iowa


Entered Into Rest

June 14, 2018                               Missouri Valley, Iowa


Celebration of Life Service

10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018

St. Paul Lutheran Church

Missouri Valley, Iowa


Officiating                                 Pastor Jean McCartney


Vocalist                                                       Brit Liljedahl


Organist                                                  Carole Gorham


Vocal Selections

“On Eagles Wings”        “Just A Closer Walk With Thee”


Music Selection

“Go Rest High On That Mountain”


Final Resting Place

Rose Hill Cemetery

Missouri Valley, Iowa


1 Condolence

  • Frank and Family Posted June 16, 2018 11:45 am

    Condoleces to the Brown family, Dan, Julie, Chad and Ryan and all LaVaine’s relatives.

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