Cedar Lawns Memorial Park & Funeral Home

7200 180th Ave NE, Redmond, WA


Ruth Belle Brown

July 9, 1928May 29, 2020

Ruth Belle Stevens Brown

Known by all as Trudy/Toody, peacefully passed away of natural causes on May 29th, 2020 in Everett, Washington. Ruth was born July 9th, 1928 in Bellevue, Washington. She was the daughter of Sidney S. Stevens and Ruth A. Carlquist, who were farmers in the area. She graduated from Bellevue High School in the class of 1946. She worked in various places such as the veterinarian’s office, a power company, and Washington State in the Monroe Penitentiary. She loved her job at the prison and worked there from October of 1978 until October of 1990.

Trudy had no siblings or children. She is preceded in death by her parents, late husband; Clyde Brown, and loving companion; Ken Meade. She leaves behind her close family members, friends, and neighbors.

She married Clyde A. Brown, on February 17th, 1951. Clyde and Trudy were members of the American Legion in Snohomish, Washington. They were the first married couple to simultaneously serve as Commander and President for the organization. Trudy was given an award for being a member in good standing for the past 60 years in 2019.

Trudy will be missed but never forgotten. Her witty personality and sweet demeanor are just the starts of the woman she was.

There will be a public visitation Thursday, June 4th, 2020 from 11 am-3 pm at the Cedar Lawns Memorial Park in Redmond, Washington.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 4, 2020

  • Interment

    Friday, June 5, 2020


Ruth Belle Brown

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