Obituary for Susan Ann Brown

March 31, 2020


Susan Ann Brown, age 73, of Portland, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2020. She was born on January 3, 1947, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Leo and Virginia (Shinske) Swistara. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Portland. Preceding Susan in death are her parents; husband, Jeffrey Brown; sisters-in-law, Janice (George) Livingston and Anita Swistara. Susan is survived by her loving children, Michele (Bernard) Pelc, Jennifer (Robert) Brennan, and Chad (Jennifer) Brown; grandchildren, Maddison, Kailen, Avery, and Barrett Brennan, Caiden, Isaiah, and Maizie Pelc, and Cozette and Theodore Brown; brother, Gary Swistara; and several brothers and sisters-in-law. A Memorial Service will be held at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge Street, Portland with Rev. Mike Alber presiding. Service details will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be made at

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