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Phyllis Helena Brown (Skau)

April 22, 1924 - October 5, 2016

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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Phyllis Helena Brown, 92, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away in Lebanon Wednesday, October 5. She was born in Bangladesh, India to Olaf A. and Maude E. (Kipp) Skau.

Phyllis was born in India and lived in Michigan and California when she was younger. She went to Pacific Union College in Angwin, California, where she met her husband, Curtis L. Brown. They married June 26, 1949. She lived with her husband and family in Alaska for a year before moving back to California from 1960 to 1962. Then they moved to Springfield in 1962, Madras in 1967, Laurelwood 1968, Spirit Lake, Idaho 1974, Cave Junction in 1995, and eventually to Sweet Home in 2006.

She was a homemaker for many years. She loved music, Pathfinders, church activities, and especially her family. She enjoyed playing the organ for church, her life and her family.

Phyllis is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Olaf and Lori Brown of Sprucedale, Ontario, Canada, Adrian and Judy Brown of Floresville, Texas, Galen and Peggy Ann Brown of Salem, and Wendell and Debra Brown of Lebanon; fifteen grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis L. Brown, in 2012; brother: David Skau in 2002, Paul Skau in 2007, and Fredrick Skau as an infant in 1922.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.