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RIP Lunchlady
« on: March 13, 2017, 06:54:35 PM »
It is with a heavy heart I write to tell you that Martie Brown (Lunchlady) passed away this afternoon.  She fought a 43 month battle with cancer and passed peacefully in her home surrounded by her family.  She is survived by her husband Phil and their grown kids Lauren and Adam.  (Phil, Martie, and Lauren all Appleseed Instructors)

This afternoon a friend wrote of Martie:  "She was kind, gentle, vicious funny, and everything we loved.  It would be easy to see this as a tragic loss, and it is.  It is also more.  We got to see the indomitability of the human spirit.  We got to see a truly strong person struggle against a foe she knew she couldn't beat and still not surrender.  To me that is beautiful and to me that was Martie."

There is a Facebook page set up called "The Many Admirers of Martie Brown".  Family and friends have been posting there.  Many good family stories, pictures, and memories.

Feel free to share this message with those outside of Indiana who knew Martie - and point them to the Facebook page.

Please keep Phil, Lauren, and Adam in your prayers in this difficult time.


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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2017, 08:14:28 PM »
Prayers of comfort to her family
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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2017, 09:57:46 PM »
Thank you for the update. My prayers go out to the family.

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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2017, 09:18:49 AM »
So Sad.  Condolences to Phil and his children.  Marty was a gift to all who knew her.
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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2017, 04:48:40 PM »

Funeral will be Saturday March 18th.  Viewing at 10am, Funeral at 11am.  Church of Latter Day Saints, 10518 East Co Rd 600 North, Indianapolis, IN 46112.

Mailings, packages, including flowers can be sent to :

Family of Marty Brown
505 Thornburg Parkway
Brownsburg, IN 46112

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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2017, 07:14:16 PM »

Thank you for keeping Ohio in the loop on all our loss. My deepest condolences go to the family. My God grant them some peace in due time.

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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2017, 07:22:00 PM »
I am sorry to hear this.  I will keep Phil and his family in my prayers. 

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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2017, 12:28:46 AM »
Our condolences from the NM crew. RIP.
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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2017, 03:56:18 PM »
Condolences to Phil and his family.  I know it was a tough decision for him to step away from deep Appleseed involvement to take care of his wife but I'm sure the time they spent together was worth it.

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Re: RIP Lunchlady
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2017, 10:50:43 PM »
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