Harriet V. Brown

Feb 28, 2020
Brown, Harriet crop


11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Cedar Valley Church


4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel


Garden of Memories Cemetery


May be directed to the family


Harriet V. Brown, 90, of Waterloo, died on Friday, February 28, 2020 at UnityPoint Health, Allen Hospital. 

She was born November 13, 1929 in Sterling, Illinois, the daughter of Ralph and Hazel (Lane) Winkler. 

Harriet graduated from high school in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She went on to receive her nursing degree from Jane Lamb Memorial School of Nursing in Clinton. 

Harriet married William “Bill” M. Brown on June 9, 1957 in Clinton. 

She worked as a pediatric nurse at Schoitz Hospital and as a surgical nurse for Dr. Hadlund’s office for 16 years.

She was a member of Cedar Valley Church (formerly Sunnyside Temple). Harriet was very musically talented; she excelled at playing the piano, the accordion and singing. She enjoyed crafting at the Senior Center, tending to her vegetable garden, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Survived by her husband, William “Bill” Brown of Waterloo; two sons, William “Bill” (Bev) Brown, II of Sparta, WI and Doug (Lisa) Brown of Prior Lake, MN; daughter, Cheryl (Mark) Patterson of Minneapolis, MN; eight grandchildren, Erica (Dan) Jansen of St. Paul, MN, Andrew Patterson of Minneapolis, MN, Luke Patterson of Dubai, Kaitlyn (John) Dobbs of Hughes Springs, TX, Tanner Brown of Fort Sill, OK, Kelsey (Alex Amundson) Brown of Prior Lake, MN, Grant Brown of Prior Lake, MN, and Kendall Brown of Prior Lake, MN; two great-grandchildren, Will Dobbs and Ryatt Amundson; and sister, Carol Winkler of Prophetstown, IL. 

Preceded in death by her parents; sister, Gladys Winkler; and a brother in infancy.

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  1. Everett and Karen Fontaine | Feb 29, 2020
    So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to all of you.

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