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 and Libbie (Pavlik) Lalish. Mrs. 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 Brown and his wife Ramona, Sandra Kunz, and Allen Brown; grandchildren Lori Kunz, Adrianne Kunz, Jessica Menard, and Lara Demmon; great-grandchildren Calvin Learner, Dylan Learner, Charlotte Stephens, Liam Menard, Jayden Brickley, Aria Demmon, Arabella Demmon, and Adela Demmon; and several nieces and a nephew.
Dorothy was proud of her Chicago roots growing up in the neighborhood of 19th and Racine in Berwyn, Illinois. She attended the Komensky Elementary School and Lucy Flower High School, and enjoyed activities with friends at Howell House. Dorothy was a long-time cashier 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 loved yellow daisies.
Private family graveside services was held in Elmhurst, Illinois on Friday, February 2, 2018. A local Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Mountain View Methodist Church, 355 Ponca Place, Boulder, Colorado 80303.