Edna Mae Ruth Brown, 68

GRANGEVILLE:  Edna Mae Ruth Brown, 68 of Grangeville passed away Monday, December 6, 2010 at Syringa General Hospital in Grangeville.

 Edna Mae was born May 3, 1942 in Superior, Wisconsin a daughter of Cato and Ruth E. Strunk Jensen.  She attended school in Wisconsin and Minnesota before moving to Philomath, Oregon.  She graduated from Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Oregon.  Following her education she remained in Oregon until 1972 when she married Darrell Brown on September 8, 1972 in Philomath, Oregon.  After their marriage they moved to Grangeville where she has lived since.

 Edna Mae was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting, berry picking, canning, fishing and camping.

 She is survived by her husband, Darrell, her daughter, Karen Brown, her son and his wife, Richard and Jennifer Brown and her granddaughter Allie Jo all of Grangeville.

 She was preceded in death by her parents.

 Services will be held Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville with Pastor Harold Gott of the Grangeville Christian Church officiating.  Cremation will follow the services and inurnment will be at Prairie View Cemetery at a later date.  A visitation will be held Friday, December 17, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Blackmer Funeral Home.  Send condolences to the family to: Blackmerfuneralhome.com

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