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Rosella Mae Brown


Rosella, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Peoria, AZ. She was ninety-one years old. Rosella was born January 24, 1930 in Edgewater, Colorado.
She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Brown. They were married on February 2, 1946, in Phillipsburg, Kansas. Rosella and Herbert were married for 62 years. They lived in Aurora, Colorado for forty-three years prior to moving to Sun City, Arizona. Rosella enjoyed camping with Herbert in their RV, making ceramics, and teaching herself computer skills. Rosella’s favorite color was blue and her favorite flowers were roses and jonquils.
Rosella is survived by her two sons: son Billy (wife Pamela) Brown and their two children, Tyler and Carrie with four great-grandchildren: Allison, Nicholas, Lindsay and Brianna; Son Darrell (wife Mary) Brown and their two sons, Matthew and Jeffrey. She is survived by a sister, Maxine Hunnel of Kearney, Nebraska, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her family was her pride and joy! She felt blessed with all the love and care her family provided. Rosella will be truly missed by her loving family.
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