The Rev. Mark J. Brown, Ph.D.

April 29, 1952 - May 30, 2009

The Rev. Mark J. Brown, Ph.D., passed away peacefully Saturday, May 30, 2009, at age 57, of brain cancer.

He is survived by Rita (nee Lepien). He was the beloved father of Justin (Genevieve), Holly, Travis and Carrie; proud "PaPa" of Nicholas and Valerie; brother of David Geilenfeldt; and loving son of Louis (the late Lucielle) Geilenfeldt and the late Thomas Brown. He will be missed by his family and friends.

Mark was the owner of the Natural Medicine Clinic in City of Pewaukee. He received his doctorate in Quantum Biology, working with biofeedback therapies. He was also a reverend at St. Anne’s Church in Hartland. Mark previously worked in Radiology and was the head of the Ultrasound Department in Waukesha and Oconomowoc Memorial hospitals. Other interests for Mark included participating in triathlons, playing, coaching and watching soccer, hiking on nature trails, composing and performing music.

A memorial visitation will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 7, with a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at AngelsGrace Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to AngelsGrace Hospice are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-9128 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.