Eileen M. Brown
Brown, Eileen M. Our loving mother, Eileen Marie Brown, 98, passed away October 2, 2020 after a short illness with COVID-19. Born in Minneapolis, MN on August 5, 1922 to Jacob and Lillian Bosch and graduated from North High School. Preceded in death by parents, five brothers, husbands William Bunce and Arthur Brown, a stepson, and six grandchildren. At 93, Eileen sold her home in Tucson and her car (yes, she was still driving!) and moved to Forman, ND, near one of her daughters where she honed her pinochle skills and wore out two huge crossword puzzle dictionaries. Other interests included fishing, camping, reading, plastic canvas crafts, ceramics and growing beautiful roses. She lived for M&M's and ice cream before bedtime. Survived by children Betty Hanna (Patrick), Darlyne Monette, George Bunce (Bonnie), Gregory Bunce, Trish Pearson (Dan), stepchildren Ron Nelson (DeAnne), Debbie Brown (Keith) and Leslie Strohm (Jim), sister-in-law, Betty, 26 grandchildren, 69 great grandchildren, 23 great great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. Services were held in Forman, ND. Eileen will be laid to rest in Tucson, AZ next to her husband, Art.
Published on October 11, 2020
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