Eleanor Lucille Kinn Brown

Death:Saturday, September 26, 2009
Ogle Co, Illinois

Eleanor Lucille Kinn Brown, 92, of Oregon passed away Saturday September 26, 2009 at the Ogle County Hospice Serenity Home surrounded by her family. Born November 18, 1916 in Oregon, daughter of Edward & Flora Reynolds Kinn. Married January 18, 1936 to Clarence E. Brown; after 55 years of marriage Clarence preceded Eleanor in death in April 1991. As a lifelong Oregon resident Eleanor worked many jobs but may be best known for her many years of service for the Oregon School District as a cook and playground supervisor. Her greatest joys included being with her family and baking many goodies to share. Other hobbies included collecting teddy bears, playing cards, dominoes, and drawing. Eleanor's thoughtfulness and selflessness was a credit to us all. Everyone that knew her will miss her greatly! She is survived by daughters Shirley (Robert) Stroh; Deborah King; grandchildren, Pat (Theresa) Stroh, Darren Stroh, Tonya (Doug) Vant, Becky Leggett, Jeff King, and Kristian (Chad) Hoefle; five great-grandsons, three great-granddaughters and one great-great grandson. Also preceded in death by 3 brothers Dewey Cletus, Melvin, and Ralph Kinn; sisters Elsie Kearns and Sadie Slick; grandson Robert Kevin Stroh and son-in-law John King, and also several nieces and nephews. Services will be held Wednesday September 30, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th St., Oregon. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery.Memorials to Ogle County Hospice Serenity Home. Many special thanks to Rochelle Hospital doctors and nurses for their love and care during her stay. To Ogle County Hospice Serenity Home staff: thank-you for your compassion, love and gentle spirits. Eleanor truly felt at home with you.

Source: Mortuary Obit

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