Donna Brown

Donna Brown

TOLONO — Donna Brown, 81, of Tolono passed away at 10 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 29, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign, with the Rev. Tabitha Nelson officiating. Freese Funeral Home, Tolono, is assisting with arrangements.

Mrs. Brown was born Nov. 28, 1936, in Patton Township, Ford County, a daughter to Russell and Dorothy Kirby Weathers. She married Eugene Brown on Dec. 27, 1953; he preceded her in death Jan. 18, 1987.

Surviving are five children, Deborah (Ray) Lescher of Bloomington, Pamela (Don) Reifsteck of Tolono, Randy (Theresa) Brown of Tolono, Steve (Michelle) Brown of Urbana and Scott Brown of Kenosha, Wis.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marneda Mackiewicz of Danville and Sharon Benny of Moberly, Mo.

She was preceded in death by six siblings.

She was a member of Tolono United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to the church.