Marjorie J. Brown, 88

Marjorie J. Brown (nee Turner) of Milan Estates in Saukville, formerly of Cedarburg, died peacefully at Horizon Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mequon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the age of 88.

Marjorie was born in Stratford, Conn., on May 4, 1925, the daughter of Carl and Nellie (Nee De Mond) Turner. Marjorie was united in marriage on Dec. 16, 1950, to Elwood Brown. Marjorie was a volunteer at Family Sharing in Grafton and was an art teacher at MATC and also taught privately.

Marjorie was an active member of Community United Methodist Church and was a lifelong Girl Scout and Girl Scout leader. Marjorie was an accomplished seamstress, quilter, knitter, painter, and also enjoyed sailing, camping, hiking, traveling, cooking and baking. Most importantly she enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Marjorie is survived by her children, Robert (Sharon) Brown of Oostburg, Elizabeth Brown of Clarkfork, Idaho, Pamela Brown of Portland, Ore., and Cynthia (Pat) Kotecki of Port Washington. She was preceded in death by a son, Elwood Brown Jr. She is also survived by grandchildren, Anna, Jennifer and Laura Censky and Abby and Maggie Kotecki; great-grandchildren, Nolan and Elwood. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held today, June 27, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church in Cedarburg. The Rev. David Blackmer will be officiating. Family will receive friends at the church today from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Memorials to Community United Methodist Church or Family Sharing of Grafton are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.