Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth “Betty” F. Brown, age 77, of Brookfield.  Beloved sister of Thomas Brown and Michael (Margaret) Brown, the late Robert (Mary) Brown and the late Marge (Joseph) Smith; daughter of the late Robert Brown and the late Elizabeth Brown, nee Burke; aunt of Jenny (Frank) Soehn, Stephan (Renee) Brown, Michael (Nicole) Brown, Matt (Leah) Smith, Kelly (Joel) Jackson, Andrew Smith, Kevin (Hannah) Brown and Elizabeth (Kevin) McGuire; great aunt of many; dear friend to many extended family.

Betty will always be remembered for keeping in touch with her extended family and always being at and making family gatherings a priority.   Her lifelong love for the Chicago Cubs and Pepsi will always be celebrated.

Due to current conditions visitation is private for immediate family only.  A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021, 10 A.M. at St. Barbara Church, Brookfield.  

All wishing to attend Mass need to register at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAEAD2AA4F5CE9-elizabeth

80 guests maximum will be allowed to attend Mass. Please pre-register to confirm your attendance. Sign up will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday.  Walk-ins will be welcome on a space limited basis.

Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove.

A live stream of the Mass will be available to be viewed at:  http://memorialslive.com/brown

The interment will also be streamed at the same link.  During the procession time approximately 30 to 40 minutes after mass, a live steam will not be broadcast.  Upon arrival at the cemetery, streaming of the committal service will resume.  If you are unable to participate during the live stream, the recording will be able to viewed at anytime and downloaded on Monday.  

Memorials appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL  60601

Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., Brookfield.
Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

For those of you that would like to express your condolences to the family, please click on the link below and you can leave the family a message. If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, please feel free to send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513, c/o Elizabeth Brown Family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.

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  1. Jerry & Pattie Janecek condolence:

    Our deepest sympathy to your family

  2. Jim & Carrie Burke and Family condolence:

    Our sincere condolences to the entire Brown Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all our Brown cousins.

  3. Mike Burke condolence:

    May our dear cousin snd friend Rest In Peace.
    We extend our deepest condolences to the Brown Family, and please know she was very special to Uncle Fran and Aunt Betty.
    God Bless you all.

    The Burke Family

  4. Joseph Burke condolence:

    Betty Fran was a wonderful cousin to our entire Burke family. We all loved her! We pass our prayers and condolences along to the entire Brown family. God bless you all. Joe and Diane Burke

  5. Jack and Mary Ellen Burke condolence:

    Our favorite cousin who was a wonderful help to our parents and recently departed Sister.

    We mourn a wonderful Lady who was always there for all the Burke Family.
    Jack and Mary Ellen Burke.

  6. Bill Gacek condolence:

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your family’s loss. Betty became a dear friend while we worked together in IBT/Ameritech’s forecasting department. It was my good fortune to learn how to do my job with Betty’s guidance. Her cheerful good nature, genuine concern for others, humor and thoughtfulness endeared her to all who knew her. She was this White Sox fan’s favorite Cubs fan.
    Bill Gacek

  7. Burke condolence:

    Our sincere condolences to our Brown cousins in Betty Fran’s passing. She was most giving and kind to all. A special outstanding niece of Marge and John Burke and cousin of Kathleen and Don Placek. Your earthly journey is over. May God continue to hold you in palm of His hand.
    Tom and Elizabeth Burke

  8. Mary Ann Perz Hoagland condolence:

    Betty Fran was a sweet, thoughtful & loving cousin. My thoughts & prayers go out to all of you. Love & hugs.

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