Sandra Ann Brown

Chelsea, Michigan

At age 77, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Arbor Hospice Residence. She was born July 7, 1940 in Herkimer, New York, the daughter of Ziggy and Vera (Vespi) Cwalenski.

Sandra was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church of Chelsea. She worked as a legal secretary for McLaughlin Law Firm for 28 years. Sandra was a member and past president of the Chelsea Jaycees/Jaycettes.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt. Sandra enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved reading, keeping in touch with her friends through facebook, and following her grandchildren in sports and daily activities. Sandra was an avid fan of U of M football and their marching band.

October 17, 1959, she married Walter Brown in Little Falls, New York, and he survives. She is also survived by a son, Walter James Brown III of Chelsea; three daughters, Linda Marie Mollison of Ft. Myers, FL, Katherine Ann (John) Scott of Chelsea, Pamela Ann (Todd Ferry) Brown of Chelsea; a sister-in-law, Johan Greene; eight grandchildren, Anthony Mollison, Ryan Scott, Shawn (Crystal) Scott, Joe Scott, Maddie Kemp, Chase Kemp, Carly Ferry, Hunter Ferry; 2 great-grandchildren, Theodore Scott, Riley Scott; a niece, Deborah (Joe) Green; a nephew, Shawn (Alycia) Spraker; and grand-niece and nephew, Sawyer and Evelyn Spraker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Barbara Spraker-Angelicchio.

A celebration of Sandra’s life will be Sunday, June 3, from 2-5pm from St. Mary Catholic Church, 14200 E Old US Hwy 12, Chelsea, MI 48118, in the social hall.  Private burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chelsea.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chelsea Athletic Boosters.

Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea.

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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