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Obituary - Alice Faye "Apple" Brown


November 7, 2017

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Alice Brown

Alice Faye "Apple" Brown, 89, a lifelong resident of Havre, passed away due to natural causes Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Northern Montana Care Center.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Fifth Avenue Christian Church with Ila McClenahan officiating; burial to follow at Highland Cemetery.

Memorials in Apple's name may be made to the Havre Food Bank, the Havre Jaycees or to the local charity of the donor's choice.

Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements. Please visit Apple's online memorial page and leave a message of condolence for her family at http://www.hollandbonine.com.

Apple was born Sept. 8, 1928, in Havre to Henry and Dollie Mae (Ames) Golden. She was raised in Havre with her seven siblings and graduated from Havre High School in 1946. In Havre, Apple Golden married Carl Brown Sept. 9, 1951, and the couple had two children, Lory and Kent.

Over the years, Apple worked as a bookkeeper at Valley Motors and most notably for 25 years as the "Cinnamon Roll Lady" at IGA. She could be found every Sunday morning at 6 a.m. selling the rolls. In her spare time, Apple volunteered for over 40 years at Northern Montana Hospital. She was honored for this work by the governor of Montana at the Governor's Banquet. She also volunteered at the North Central Senior Citizens Center and was voted Senior of the Year. She enjoyed bowling and spending her summers at Six Mile Estate on Swan Lake and camping in Beaver Creek.

Family was very important to Apple and she cherished the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Havre and a member of TOPS.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, in 1983; parents; brothers, Bud, Blondie, Red, Ralph and Shorty Golden; sisters, Muggs Bendele and Betty Berlin; and great-grandson, Doc Henry.

Apple is survived by her children, Lory Rainey of Missoula and Kent Brown of Havre; stepdaughter, Carline Standerfer of Upper Peninsula, MI; special daughter, Mary Kay Brown of Havre; grandchildren, Autumn (Cory) Dunning of Billings, Tahnee (Duane Mord) Brown of Havre and Amber Brown of Havre; three great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Golden of Havre; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


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