Obituary for Nov. 1, 2013

By Baker City Herald November 01, 2013 08:54 am

Louise Brown

Oregon City, 1927-2013

Louise May Lindstrom Brown, 86, of Oregon City, died Oct. 10, 2013.

At her request, there will be no service.

She was born at Port Angeles, Wash., on Aug. 4, 1927, to Edwin and Estella Lindstrom and moved with her parents to Colton at the age of 3.

She attended Colton schools through the eighth grade. In 1942, she moved to Oregon City where she began her long career as a waitress in numerous cafes and restaurants in Oregon City. Her last employment was at Art’s Cafe before it closed.

Survivors include three sons, Douglas M. Shannon (Stella), of Molalla, David L. Hays (Toni), of Baker City and Robert S. Brown (Debbie), of Newberg; sister, Lenora Owens of Harrisburg; brother, Donald of McMinnville; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Harold and Robert; sister, Alice; husbands, Douglas R. Shannon, David W. Hays and Harvey S. Brown; and a son, Michael H. Brown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners.