Mary Ann Brown
March 28, 1940 - February 16, 2019

Mary Ann Brown

Mary Ann Brown
Mar 28, 1940 - Feb 16, 2019

Mary Ann Brown

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Mary Ann Brown, 78, of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Unity Point Health Trinity Rock Island.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019 at First Baptist Church. Pastor Matthea Haecker and Chris Marshall will officiate. Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harry Martin, Brian Holtz, Ralph Jeambey, Gary Shingledecker, Bill Umlandt, Luke Fitchner, and Jeff McKay. A time of food and fellowship will be at First Baptist Church following the committal.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family, in care of, Teresa. Online condolences:

Mary Ann was born on March 28, 1940, in Muscatine, the daughter Otto H. and Wilma M Sell Fitchner. She married David E. Brown on October 29, 1966.

She worked several years for Clerk of Courts office and was a homemaker.

Mary Ann enjoyed sewing, gardening, crafts, music, and reading on her computer.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, David of Muscatine; her daughter, Teresa Brown of Muscatine; one brother Paul O. Fitchner and wife, Ruth, of New Boston, Illinois; one sister, Dorothy J. Fitchner of Muscatine; two nephews, Craig Fitchner and wife, Diane, and Clark Fitchner and wife, Vickie; and many great nieces and nephews.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents.


Gary Freers on Feb 21, 2019

David - I was so sorry to read about Mary Ann's passing. May she rest in peace.
Gary Freers

Marti Walker on Feb 20, 2019

Teresa and Dave, sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mom and wife. I know you will miss her. May God give you comfort with your many good memories of Mary Ann.

Ali on Feb 20, 2019

Sincere condolences. May you find comfort in Jesus words "I will not leave you bereaved. I am coming to you". (John 14:18) May you reflect on the memories and loving words of your dearly departed and may they comfort you and ease your pain. Respectfully,

John and Linda Blackwell on Feb 19, 2019

Dave Teresa and Dorothy. I wish I could be there for you but I am there in prayer. Mary Ann was a great lady and John and I both said that this is one family who diffently walked the talk. She was a very Godly woman and will be missed
Love and prayers for comfort
John and Linda Blackwell

Sheila Lepley on Feb 19, 2019

Dear Dave, Theresa, and Dorothy, sending you all sincere condolences in Mary Ann’s passing! You are in our thoughts and prayers! Sheila and Fred Lepley

Jan Bunn on Feb 19, 2019

Mary Ann was a very special person. She will be missed. I always enjoyed talking to her. With deep sympathy. Mike and Jan Bunn



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Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


First Baptist Church
3003 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
10:30 AM
Burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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