Marvel Deloris Brown

June 6, 2019

Marvel Deloris Brown, age 86, passed away at her home in Clare, Michigan surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 1, 2019.  Marvel was born on March 30, 1933 in Lake, Michigan to the late George and Nellie (Scott) Colton.  She was united in marriage to Howard Brown Jr. on February 11, 1956 with him predeceasing her on December 22, 2008; together they had two daughters.  Marvel was a very talented crafter; she enjoyed crocheting, knitting and basket weaving.  Her specialty was quilting, with having made over 100 quilts.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Left to honor Marvel and remember her love is her daughter, Dawn (Dale) Scheall; son-in-law David Forsberg; four grandchildren Steven (Ashley) Forsberg, Cody Forsberg, Alex (Mallory Reaves) Forsberg and Marguerite Kay (Kevin) Deary; two great grandchildren Lily Forsberg and Oliver Forsberg; siblings Dale (MaryAnn) Colton, Pauline (Bob) Eberhardt, Geraldine Shoesmith and Michael (Donna) Colton; as well as many nieces and nephews.  Marvel was preceded in death by her daughter Marguerite Forsberg and siblings Clifford, Lewis, Lloyd, Jennette and Barbara.

Visitation will be held at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Friday, June 7, 2019.  The family will receive visitors from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. with a dinner planned at the Clare Congregational United Church of Christ from 5 to 7 P.M.  Memorial contributions at suggested to MidMichigan Home Care and Hospice or to the Pere Marquette Rail Trail Fund.  On-line guestbook at    

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