Brown, Mrs. Greta L.,
Beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Covenant Healthcare Cooper. Age 80 years. The daughter of the late Robert and Naomi (Canniff) Myers, Greta was born January 26, 1932 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She married Frederick C. Brown, her loving husband of 58 years, on June 12, 1954. Greta graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1950, Bay City Junior College in 1952 and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Michigan State University. She taught at Hoyt School for several years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. Greta was a past member of the Women’s National Farm & Garden and the Junior League of Saginaw. Greta and Fred wintered in Ft. Myers, Florida for many years. They moved to Tawas in 1992 following Fred’s retirement and returned to Saginaw in 2004.
Surviving besides her husband Fred are three sons and their spouses, Jeffrey and Diane Brown; David and Jackie Brown, Saginaw; Kurt Brown, Rockford ; Greta’s grandchildren, Kurtis, Abigail, Jennifer, Matthew, Megan and Bret; two nieces.
Honoring Mrs. Brown’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private memorial service took place Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. Dr. Robert Emrich officiated. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Foundation.