Hazel Brown

August 3, 1927September 9, 2020

Hazel Brown passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the age of 93. Born in Peoria on August 3, 1927 to Edward and Bertha Barrett Garmer, Hazel was a lifelong resident of Alta.

Hazel was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd Brown; infant son, Wayne; half-brother, Edward; and step-sons, Les, and Ron.

She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl (Bill), and Janice (Rick); grandson, Joe (Heather); brother, Ron (Pat); step-sons, Floyd (Ruth Ann) Jr., and Tom (Cherie); step-daughter, Arlene; and great-granddaughter, Eliza.

Hazel was a graduate of Dunlap High School, a dedicated member of Northminster Presbyterian Church, and was formerly employed at Shamrock Plastic Co. for 17 years. She was an avid gardener, kept busy with sewing projects, and was known for her garage sales.

Graveside services will be held at Swan Lake Memory Gardens on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10AM with Rev. Bob Jordan officiating.

Memorials may be made to Northminster Presbyterian Church, or Unity Point Hospice. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Unity Point Hospice, and Hazel’s caregivers for the care shown to her.

Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


  • Northminster Presbyterian Church, or Unity Point Hospice


  • Graveside Service

    Monday, September 14, 2020


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Heather Vahling

September 13, 2020

GG as you are known to us. Eliza, your great granddaughter, will always remember your baby pig stories and how she could make you giggle with her smiles and sillies. Your home was always inviting and warm thank you for allowing me to help care for you and know you for rhe last decade. You will never be forgotten every bike ride we take or flower we see or farm animal that crosses our path. Run free.

Lawrence Pierce

September 10, 2020

Jan and Cheryl, and Ron,

Very sad news to hear that Hazel passed. A long and good life.
Her 93 years in Alta will long be remembered by the many friends and others who shared many a good moment with her. I can recall seeing her walk to Alta grade school many years ago. Quiet and unassuming she was always there when you needed a friend. Our sympathy and hearts go out to all the family members. Hold fast to her memory.

Larry and Arlene Pierce
Seminole, FL


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