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Obituary for William Brown

December 21, 1942 - May 20, 2018
Elgin, Illinois | Age 75


William "Bill" Edward Brown, age 75, of Cherry Valley, died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care, Elgin.
He was born December 21, 1942 in Johnsburg, the son of the late Herman and Marie Brown. Bill graduated from Northern Illinois School of Business in 1967. He worked at Burgess Battery in Freeport, Picker Corp in Cleveland, and Raytheon in Itasca. After many years working as a medical equipment systems analyst, Bill pursued his dream and opened a restaurant, "The Dog House" in 1996 until he retired in 2007. Bill loved animals, playing cards, bowling, and using his farming skills for yard work.
He is survived by his seven children from his wife of 27 years, Kay (Sauer) Brown; Denise (Brian) Linn, Mark (Deanna) Brown, Kristin Brown, Stacy Michalski, Cynthia Brown, Jason (Maribeth) Brown and Tanya (Todd) Tiegler. Twenty-four grandchildren, three great grandchildren. Three sisters, Donna (Boyd) Lindburg, Trish (Gary) Snell and Mary (James) Fallon, one brother, Richard (Donna) Brown and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 24 years, Sandra (Christian) Brown, and grandchild, Andrew Norris.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9:00am until the time of Memorial Service at 12:00pm, at Colonial Funeral Home McHenry. Interment will be private.

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