She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz and was the retired owner/operator and book keeper for her dress shop in Cadiz.
She was preceded in addition to her parents, by her husband Harry J. "Jack" Brown; a son, Jeff Merkel; a sister, Grace and a brother, John, Jr.
She is survived by 2 sons: Tim (Pam) Merkel of Cadiz and Curt (Carleen) Merkel of Vermilion, Ohio; 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. In keeping with her wishes a private service will be held at the convenience of the family with the Rev. R.J. Leek officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery. Arrangements by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz, 154 West Market Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.
Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz