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Nanette Louese (Phelps) Brown

July 9, 1930 ~ July 18, 2017 (age 87)

The Piano Brothers

     Nanette Louese Brown age 87, of Dewitt, MI formerly of Bath, MI, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017at Rosewood Assisted Living, DeWitt, MI.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI, on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 12:00 P.M.   Burial will take place at Rose Cemetery Bath, MI. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. and Saturday from 11:00 until the time of service at the funeral home.

     Nanette was born in Lansing, MI on July 9, 1930, the daughter of Darrow C. and Marie E. (Swagart) Phelps.  She graduated from J.W. Sexton High School in June of 1948.  Nanette married Russell T. Brown on April 12, 1950 in Lansing, MI.  Russell passed away January 30, 2007.  Nanette lived in Lansing before moving to Bath.

     Nanette retired from Dart Container were she worked as a Secretary/Clerical Supervisor. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, music, tap dancing and was a former cellist with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. 

     She is survived by her 2 sons; Vere and Sheri Brown of Laingsburg, MI, and Jack and Dawn Brown of Bath, MI, 6 grandchildren; Korinne and Aaron Orlowski, Jacob and Emily Brown, Caleb and Anne Brown, Pete, Amanda, and Elisabeth Brown, 8 great-grandchildren; Deacon and Everett Orlowski, Becca, Zach and Anika Brown, Ava and Ariah Brown, Aislynn Brown,  sister Norma Perdew of Dimondale, MI, and sisters-in-law; Isabell Cleland of St. Johns, MI and Donna Preston, of Harrison, MI.  Nanette is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

     Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter, 564 South Main Street, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association Michigan Great Lakes Chapter
564 South Main Street Suite 200, Ann Arbor MI 48104



 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
July 21, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes- St. Johns, MI - Osgood Chapel
104 East Cass Street
St. Johns, MI 48879

Visitation
Saturday
July 22, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes- St. Johns, MI - Osgood Chapel
104 East Cass Street
St. Johns, MI 48879

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 22, 2017

12:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes- St. Johns, MI - Osgood Chapel
104 East Cass Street
St. Johns, MI 48879


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