Roberta “Bobbi” Brown, 82, formerly of West Branch, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Lantern Park Nursing and Rehabilitation in Coralville.
Bobbi was born July 3, 1930 in Ruthven, the daughter of Dellano and Lyle Endicott Meek. She graduated from Turlock High School in Turlock, Calif. She was united in marriage to William Brown in Turlock on July 9, 1954.
Bobbi owned and managed two retail bridal shops from the late 70’s until her retirement in 1988.
She is survived by her husband William (Bill) of Coralville, formerly of West Branch; daughter Sandi Jean (Michael) Guely of Urbandale; sons Greg (Sandy) of Tipton, and Wayne (Julie), of Cambridge, Minn.
Bobbi is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Shane Guely, Rachele Gueli-Jones, Stephanie Grieme, Jason Brown, Andrea Brown, Emily Brown, Daniel Brown and six great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch on Thursday, June 6, from 5-8 p.m. Private family services will be held Friday, June 7, with the Reverend Mark J. Holmes officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Care Initiatives Hospice or Lantern Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Condolences may be made to the family at hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com.
Roberta BrownThe Index · Thursday, June 13, 2013