Lorraine Marie Brown, daughter of the late Nicholas Grabowski and Salome Tomicki Grabowski, was born on June 5, 1918 at Ludington, Mich. and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on April 5, 2002, at the age of 83. Mrs. Brown was of the Catholic faith, was a homemaker and a resident of Bernie. She was united in marriage to James W. Brown on Aug. 10, 1972 at Bernie. Mr. Brown preceded her in death on Aug. 23, 1994. Survivors include one step-son, James D. Brown of the State of Montana. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, one sister, three brothers and one half-brother. Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 7 at the Bernie Cemetery. Interment followed with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie in charge of arrangements.