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Helen Brown

Helen M Brown (Grussing)

Thursday, April 10th, 1930 - Thursday, January 28th, 2021
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Obituary

Helen Mae Brown, the daughter of DeWitt and Lillian (Thompson) Grussing was born April 10, 1930 in Kansas City, Kansas. She died on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Valley Vue Care Center in Armstrong, Iowa at the age of 90.

She received her education at Venice High School in California. Three days after graduation, she moved with her family to the family farm near Armstrong in Kossuth County.

On September 3, 1950 she was united in marriage to Wilfred Brown in Armstrong. The couple made their home in Armstrong. Wilfred died in 1990.

Over the years Helen worked in Beverly Hills on Rodeo Drive, B&M grocery store, Quaker Oats, the PX on the Marine base, the Shaperal Restaurant, Carlson Photography, and worked on the family farm. She enjoyed traveling, visiting National Parks, sewing, baking, oil painting, wood carving, reading, crocheting, knitting, and all sorts of crafts.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she was active in the ladies group. Helen also started the Peppy Pals 4-H Club where she was a leader for many years.

Left to cherish Helen's memory are her children; Janet (Mark) Tedford of Des Moines, Marilyn (Steve) Klinghammer of Reinbeck, and Gary (Dawn) Brown of Armstrong; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, great granddaughter, parents, brother Warren Grussing, sister-in-law Joan Grussing, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Melvin and Muriel Brown.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, February 1, 2021 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    When
    Monday, February 1, 2021 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Location
    First Presbyterian Church - Armstrong
    Address
    800 3rd Ave.
    ARMSTRONG, IA
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  • Service

    Monday, February 1, 2021 | 1:30pm
    When
    Monday, February 1, 2021 1:30pm
    Location
    First Presbyterian Church - Armstrong
    Address
    800 3rd Ave.
    ARMSTRONG, IA
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    Officiant
    Pastor Suzanne Wobig
  • Interment

    Location
    Armstrong Grove Cemetery
    Address
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    ARMSTRONG, IA
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