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Doris Brown

April 29, 1926 — December 11, 2015

LACON-Doris Jean Brown, 89, of Lacon passed away on Friday, December 11, 2015 at Heartland Manor Care in Peoria.

She was born in Lacon on April 29, 1926 a daughter to James Benjamin and Emma May Sherick Moreland. She married Harold I. Brown, Sr. on May 17, 1947. He preceded her in death on September 17, 2002.

Surviving are her children, Kathleen Brown, Lacon; Harold I. Brown, Jr. Germantown Hills; Joyce Klaasen, Lacon; grandchild, Susan (Jake) Berta, Chillicothe; 3 great-grandchildren; and one brother, James Moreland.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Marie Eigenbrod; and 2 brothers, Albert and Robert.

Doris was a member of the First Congregational Church in Lacon. She was a homemaker, secretary for Allis-Chalmers, and librarian for Sparland School. She was a 4-H Leader and a member of the Home Extension and also part of the craft group at her church.

Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Rev. Ross Wyman will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home and burial will be in Lacon Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Lacon/Sparland Rescue Squad, or the Paralyzed Veterans Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


DEC 16. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

DEC 16. 12:00 PM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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