Diane Clarie Brown

July 29, 1954 ~ March 11, 2019 (age 64)

Diane C. Brown age 64 of Brainerd died on March 11, 2019 at Essentia St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd.  She was born on July 29, 1954 in Minneapolis to Wallace and Clarie (Faue)

Brown.  She was a seventeen-year kidney/pancreas transplant survivor.   Diane was an enrolled member of the Red Lake Ojibwa Nation.  She graduated from the Robbinsdale-Cooper High School, Class of 1972. Diane was known for her homemade Halloween costumes. As her death approached, Diane was filled with love and peace.  She told everyone she was going home now to heaven to see Mom and Dad and play scrabble with them.  She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.


Diane is survived by one brother, Wallace “Dutch” Brown Jr. of Blaine; one sister, Theresa (Jerry) Glendening of Merrifield; a nephew, Dakota (Kodi) Glendening and a great niece, Paisley Glendening both of Fort Ripley.


Preceding Diane in death are both of her parents and her grandparents.


Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Woodland Hills Chapel

(building 100) at the Woodland Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Thursday.  If desired memorials may be sent to Theresa Glendening, 28466 E. Horseshoe Lake Road, Merrifield, MN 56465. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.

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