BROWN ESTHER BROWN, of Aurora. January 14, 1922 – August 17, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Robert M.; dearest mother of Doug (Joanne), Jeanne, Wayne (Gia), Steve, and Carol; cherished grandmother of six; great grandmother of two; sister of Harold Hoppe, Shirley Erickson (Dean), Milda Mulford (the late Vern), Lila Kreuger (the late Louie), Lillie Perlenfein (the late Jim) and the following deceased Albert Hoppe, Melvin Hoppe, and Edna (Ernie) McMath; aunt and great-aunt of many. Esther was raised in southern South Dakota where she attended Southern State Normal School. After college she taught in a one room schoolhouse. She then traveled to Los Angeles where, during World War II, she worked for Western Union in communications services. She was a long time member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and active in the Valparaiso University Women’s Guild. Funeral services Monday, August 24, 11AM at STEINBAUER FUNERAL HOME, 33375 BAINBRIDGE RD., SOLON, where family will visit with friends FROM 12-3 PM SUNDAY. Interment Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin. The family suggests memorials to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 7196 S.O.M. Center Rd., Solon 44139.