Ms. Brown, 91, of Windermere, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.
Betty L. Brown, 91, of Windermere, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.
After high school, she worked as a bookkeeper in a bank. She met her husband, Alwood, before he entered service in the U.S. Navy. They corresponded throughout the war and got married on Aug. 27, 1947, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
Betty and Al liked playing golf and enjoyed the fellowship at the West Orange Country Club. After Al’s retirement from Martin Marietta, Betty enjoyed many trips and cruises they would take together. She got to see all of the European countries and all 50 states. Her traveling days ended when she developed dementia and then stayed close to home enjoying her family and friends.
Betty is survived by her beloved husband, Al; her four children; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, James.
Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home in Winter Garden with the family receiving friends from 1 to 2 p.m. and a service to follow at 2 p.m. A private interment will be held at Highland Memory Gardens, Apopka, Florida, at a later time.
Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden. baldwinfairchild.com.