Carol A. Brown, 82, of Gaylord, passed away at home, Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

Carol was born October 10,1936 in Detroit, Michigan, to Fred and Alma Granthen.              

A longtime resident of Gaylord, she was very active in the community with various organizations including, the Gaylord Arts Council and Edelweiss Garden Club and Master Gardeners.

Carol enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; stitching and Friday night dinner groups. She had a passion for her flower gardens and enjoyed concerts and play productions in the Gaylord community.

She is survived by her children, Debra (Rick) Webster, Arthur Brown, Christopher Brown and Collette (David) Duey; 9 grandchildren; 9 great- grandchildren; her brother, Chuck (Dianne) Granthen and her sister, Charlene Orlando.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Alma Granthen; her husband, William A. Brown; her brother, Curt Granthen; her brother-in-law, Mike Orlando and her daughter-in-law, Brenda Brown.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. from the Nelson Funeral Home, Reverend Derek Hagland, officiating. Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held on Monday, June 24, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, for various charities.