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Roberta Kegan Brown

September 18, 1920 June 11, 2011
Roberta Kegan Brown
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Obituary for Roberta Kegan Brown

Roberta Kegan Brown passed away June 11, 2011, in Dearborn. She was 90 years old. Mrs. Brown was born September 18, 1920 in Holyoke, MA, the daughter of Edith and Frank Kegan. She lived in Lockport, NY and Springfield, MA until moving to Bloomfield, NJ at age 9. She received her BA from Brown University in Providence, RI in 1941 and worked for Prudential Insurance in Newark, NJ after graduation. She married the late Edward C. Brown, also of Bloomfield, NJ, in 1945 and lived in Oceanside, CA where her husband was stationed with the Coast Guard during WWII. After the war, she and her husband lived in NJ while her husband completed his BA at Rutgers and his MBA at NYU.

In 1950, her husband joined Ford Motor Company in Buffalo, NY, and after several moves, she and her family settled in Bloomfield Hills in 1961. She and her husband stayed in Bloomfield Hills until 2007 when they moved to Henry Ford Village in Dearborn.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing bridge, golfing and traveling with her husband. After her husband�s retirement in 1983, she and her husband spent the winters at their condo in Boca Raton, FL until moving to Dearborn.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her daughter, Valaree, of Prospect Heights, IL, son Karl (Mary) of Bloomfield Hills, and grandchildren Eric (Lauren) of Washington, D.C., Rachel of Washington, D.C., and Kelly (Bradley) Ferrara of Shelby Twp.

A private committal service will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly.

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