Sharon Brown-Brockmann


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 6:06 pm
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Sharon E. Brown-Brockmann, 53, of Rock Island, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at Trinity Rock Island.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the family.
Sharon was born on Sept. 22, 1959, in Rock Island, the daughter of Roger Brown and Rozetta (Horton).
She had been employed at the former Oak Glen Home, Coal Valley, as a certified nursing assistant and later was a homemaker.
Sharon loved making crafts with her grandchildren, fishing, camping, the outdoors, watching eagles, listening to music with family and Facebook games.
Survivors include her children, Carrie Sneath, Davenport, Jennifer Scharer, Rock Island, Richard (Leah) Quintana Jr., East Moline, and Anna (Raymond Jr.) Wojcik, Bettendorf; grandchildren, Brittani, Ashley, Kelsie, Alex, Ariana and Gracie; one great-grandson on the way, Cason Michael; husband, Arnold Brockmann; siblings, Debbie Woodby, Tennessee, Johnny Howard, Tennessee, Ralph Brown and Tammy Daily, both of Rock Island, Margie Engesser, East Moline, and Randy Brown and Cindy Norris, both of Rock Island; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Katelynn; two brothers, David Howard and Kenny Milhauser; and infant sister, Sandy Brown.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.














 




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