Myrna H. (Linn)
Brown, 90, of Chesterton, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
She was born in
McKeesport, PA on September 26, 1929 to James and Margaret Hodder. On May 5,
1951 she married Harry E Linn. Together they moved to Chesterton and raised
passing, Myrna married Ralph Brown, who also preceded her in death in 2018.
She is survived by
her sister, Dorothy Schuette of Dravosburg, PA, her sister-in-law, Charlotte
Linn also of Dravosburg, her children, Carol Campbell of Chesterton, David
(Patricia) Linn of Chesterton, and Shari (Daniel) Hofstadter of Tucson, AZ,
her grandchildren Dawn (Thomas) Matthys, Heather (Daniel) Miles, Andrea
(Jeff) Goodin, Kristy (David) Dukes, David R. Linn, Adam Linn, Sarah
Hofstadter, and Liana Hofstadter. She is also survived by her great
grandchildren, Abygail Matthys, Madelyn Matthys, Jacob (Olivia) Miles, Emily
Miles, Hannah Miles, Kayla Dukes, and Kellan Dukes. She also loved and was
beloved by her nieces and nephews.
She was also
preceded in death by her sister, Lenore Fassinger, her nephew, John
Fassinger, and her brother-in-law, William Linn.
Myrna will be
remembered as our beloved mother and grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.
She had a gift for sewing, knitting, crafts, and in particular her beaded
ornaments. As a young woman she worked for Bell Telephone.
Having moved to
Chesterton in 1961, she was a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Dunes
and then St. John’s United Church in Chesterton, and used her crafting and
sewing talents for charity at church fairs.
will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 11 a.m. at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN. Burial will follow at Chesterton
The family will
receive friends on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the
In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research
Hospital, one of Myrna’s favorite charities.
Memories may be