February 21, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 44

Margie A. (Buob) Brown

Margie A. (Buob) Brown

Margie A. (Buob) Brown

Margie A. (Buob) Brown, age 82, was entered into rest Feb. 11, 2013 at House of Hospice in Spokane, Wash. She was born Sept. 9, 1930 on a ranch south of Cheney, Wash. to Howard and Alda Buob. She graduated from Cheney High School.

Margie was a long time resident of the Cheney/Tyler and Sprague area. She was very active on the farm and worked beside her husband Jack with the Black Angus cattle for 49 years. She was a lifetime member of the Tyler Grange. She was one of the first women to be a volunteer firefighter for Spokane County Fire District 3.

She was well known for her beautiful quilts and the delicious cinnamon rolls. Margie married Johnnie P. (Jack) Brown Jr. Nov. 27, 1949 and they raised four children. Margie is together again with her husband Jack who preceded her in death November 2001. Margie is also preceded in death by her parents Howard and Alda Buob, sister Dorothy Flowers, brother Elmer Buob, and grandson Alan Earlscourt.

Margie is survived by her brother Jerry Buob Liberty Lake, Wash., four children Penny (Wayne) Sanders Spokane, David (Danelle) Brown Spokane Valley, Wash. Sharon (Keith) Gunn Sprague and Richard Brown Medical Lake, Wash. She is also survived by four grandchildren: Nikki Earlscourt, Scott (Summer) Brown, Amy Stearns, and Pamela (Adam) Juliano, two great-grandchildren Hailey Juliano and Madison Brown and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers those who wish may donate to the Tyler Fire Department, Spokane County Fire District 3 Station 312, 10 S. Presley Drive, Cheney, WA 99004; Tyler Grange 610 or the Hospice House of Spokane, PO Box 2215, Spokane WA 99210. Visitation was held Friday, Feb. 15 from 5-7 p.m. at Cheney Funeral Chapel, Cheney. A graveside service was held at the Macabee Cemetery in Sprague on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. A memorial service to celebrate her life was held at Cheney Funeral Chapel at 1:30 p.m. following the graveside service. Online guestbook available at cheneyfuneral.com.

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