Age 98, passed away April 30, 2013. She was born in Lansing, Michigan, daughter of the late Joseph and Jessie Lewis. Dorothy was a graduate of MSU. She was a longtime member of Plymouth Congregational Church and the Sparrow Ladies Auxiliary, but first and foremost enjoyed taking care of her family.
She is survived by 3 children, Frederick Brown III, MD, David (Karin) Brown, DDS, and Christina (Daniel) Kelley, MSW; 5 grandchildren, Frederick (Beverly) Brown IV, Elizabeth (Jim) Norwood, Jared (Pari) Brown, Derek Brown, and Ryan (Janis) Brown; and 9 great-grandchildren, Frederick V. “William”, Kyndall, Marshall, Donovan, Vivian, Carter, Lucille, Hailey, and Liam. She was preceded in death by husband Frederick Brown Jr., MD
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home and again on Friday for one hour prior to the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation.