Obit: Brown, Lottie (1883 - 1944)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Brown, Swarthout, Jacobi, Sales

The Loyal Tribune 03 August 1944

Brown, Lottie (16 OCT 1883 - 19 JUL 1944)

Mrs. Lottie Brown, 60, who has been a resident of Spencer since 1933 and assistant postmaster most of that time, died Wednesday evening, July 19, at St. Joseph’s hospital in Marshfield, where she had been taken the Saturday before. Death was due to Addison’s disease.

Mrs. Brown (nee Swarthout) was born at Dorchester on Oct. 16, 1883. Her marriage to Harry Brown took place at Neillsville on Mar. 26, 1910. They lived on a farm a mile north of Loyal until Mr. Brown passed away 13 years ago. Since then she has spent a year in California and the rest of the time in Spencer. She was a member of the Spencer camp of Royal Neighbors of America and of Everett Chapter No. 95, Order of Eastern Star, at Marshfield.

Surviving are four children, Mrs. John (Jane) Jacobi of Neillsville, Mrs. Earl (Mary) Sales of Long Beach, Cal, S/Sgt. Harry Brown, attending a military school at Lincoln, Nebr., and S/Sgt. Charles Brown, somewhere in Italy. She also leaves two brothers, J. R. Swarthout of Milwaukee and B. C. Swarthout of Spencer, and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, July 25, at the Swarthout funeral home in Spencer by the Rev. Raymond H. Browe of Marshfield, pastor of Zion Evangelical church.

Officers of the Marshfield OES chapter conducted final rites for Mrs. Brown. Flowers were carried by Mrs. William A. Seeman, Mrs. Harry Voss, Mrs. Stanley Stevens, Mrs. Hal Voight, Mrs. Jesse Raab and Mrs. Raphael Haas, all of Loyal.

Pallbearers were Foster McIlhattan, Glen Shupe, William Jensen, L. W. Driscoll, Harry Bodle and B. Messer. Burial took place in Pine Grove cemetery, near Loyal.

Relatives and friends from out of town who attended the funeral were: Mrs. Earl Sales and two sons of Long Beach, Cal., S/Sgt. Harry Brown of Lincoln, Nebr., Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Swarthout and daughter, Lois, of Milwaukee, Miss Ardith Hugoboom of Minneapolis, Mrs. Wayne Hugoboom and Mrs. E. E. Gruber of Medford, and Mr. and Mrs. John Jacobi and family of Neillsville.

The Tribune extends to the bereaved its sympathy in the loss of a loved one.



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