Lucille E. Brown, age 80 of Ladora, Iowa, died Friday, September 12, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. Funeral Services: 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo with George Grothman officiating. Burial will be in Ohio Cemetery, Ladora, Iowa. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Monday, September 15, 2014 at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. A memorial fund has been established.
Lucille is survived by her husband Duane; two sons, Steven and Duane, Jr. both of Ladora; and a daughter Brenda Lee Peters and husband Dean of Bowling Green, VA. Also surviving are her brother Robert Sebetka (Joann) of Ely, and a sister Marie Vanous of Independence, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a daughter Maureen Brown on September 9, 2012.
Lucille Evelyn was born August 26, 1934 in rural Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of George Sebetka and Mary Marousek Sebetka. She graduated from Alburnett High School in 1952 and married Duane Grant Brown on December 15, 1955 in Cedar Rapids. Besides being a wife and mother, Lucille assisted her family on the farm. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and canning, and taking care of the chickens. She was especially fond of her cats.