Mrs. Arlene M. Brown


Mrs. Arlene M. Brown, spouse of Rev. Carroll D. Brown passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2023.

Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark's United Methodist Church (4700 Johnson Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405) with Rev. Bonnie Koeppen officiating. A visitation will precede the service at 9:30 at the church. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Oelwein, Iowa.

Rev. Brown served Van Wert-Weldon; Council Bluffs, St. Mark's-Hazel Dell; Council Bluffs, St. Mark's; Mitchellville-Santiago; Pocahontas; Monona-Giard; Oelwein-Hazelton Cooperative Parish; Oelwein; and Cedar Rapids, Salem. He retired in 1999.

Survivors include her husband, Rev. Carroll Brown of Marion; son, Rod (Jan) Blunck of Pella; daughter, Denise (Rod) Matthews of Dubuque; step-son David Brown of Cedar Rapids, eight grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren. 

A full obituary may be found at Cedar Memorial

Bishop Bigham-Tsai and the Cabinet - February 1, 2023