Raymond R. Brown, 71, of Bonney Lake and a former Grandview resident passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2011.

He married Fay Flaget in 1959. They had three children.

Fay was killed in a car accident in 1971.

He later married Frede Lennon and together they raised five children. They moved to Bonney Lake in 1994, where he resided until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Frede; his children, Lorne Brown and Darlene Brown, both of Kennewick, Julie Lennon of Bonney Lake, Kris (Matt) Fisher of Maple Valley; sisters, Ruth Hurst of Mabton and Reba (Dick) Hall of Packwood, Donna (Leo) Hurst of Grandview and Jennie (Cecil) Bronkhurst of Kennewick; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Raymond was preceded in death by one son, Olan; his wife, Fay Flaget; one sister, Daisy; and four brothers, Bob, Vernon, Bud and Leonard.

Graveside services will be held Friday, June 24, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Grandview Cemetery, with a reception in his honor to follow at Grandview VFW.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to your local hospice.

Curnow Funeral Home in Sumner is in charge of arrangements.


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