Dorothy A. (Pavlik) Brown, 89, completed her life’s journey on January 28, 2018 in Boulder, Colorado. Dorothy was born on April 27, 1928 in Berwyn, Illinois to the late Frank Pavlik and Libbie Pavlik Lalish. Ms. Brown was predeceased by her husband Laddie Brown and son-in-law John Kunz. She is survived by siblings Jean Kapsa and Frank Pavlik; children David (Ramona) Brown, Sandra Kunz, and Allen Brown; grandchildren Lori Kunz, Adrianne Kunz, Jessica Menard, and Lara Demmon; great-grandchildren Calvin and Dylan Learner, Charlotte Stephens, Liam Menard, Jayden Brickley, Aria Demmon, Arabella Demmon, and Adela Demmon; several nieces and a nephew.
Dorothy was proud of her Chicago roots. She grew up in the neighborhood of 19th and Racine in Berwyn, Illinois, attended the Komensky Elementary School and Lucy Flower High School, and enjoyed activities with her friends at Howell House Presbyterian Church. Dorothy was a long-time cashier and greeter at Target in Boulder, with many loyal customers. She loved reading, listening to music, gardening, and shouting out questions during Jeopardy! Dorothy’s favorite color was yellow and she loved yellow daisies.
Private graveside services were held in Elmhurst, Illinois. A family memorial reunion in Boulder will celebrate her 90th birthday.