Velda M. Brown

February 23, 1931 - June 5, 2019

Velda M. Brown, 88, passed away on Wednesday June 5, 2019 at home in North Aurora, surrounded by family. She was born on February 23, 1931 in LaPorte City, IA to Louie and Esther (nee Edmonds) Peters. She was united in marriage to Verland Brown on August 19, 1956 in Clarksville, IA.

She leaves behind her husband Verland Brown, three children; Valerie (David) Dykstra, Brad (Anne) Brown, and Brett (Tracy) Brown, six grandchildren; Victoria Dykstra, Cecelia Dykstra, Jenna (James) Van Tholen, Lissie Brown, Dru Brown, and Beau Brown, and two great-grandchildren; Elijah and J.J. Van Tholen. In addition, she leaves two siblings, Pat Sparks and Ronnie (Pat) Peters.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her siblings Larry, Richard in infancy, Jerry, and LaVerne.

Visitation will be held Sunday June 9, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 S. Batavia Ave Batavia, IL from 1-4 PM. A funeral service will be held at Moss Family Funeral Home on Monday June 10, 2019 at 10AM. Interment will follow at River Hills Memorial Park.

Arrangements handled by Moss Family Funeral Home 630-879-7900 or

Guest Book

  • Jim and Brandy Scott Brad, Brett, Valerie and Mr. Brown, Brandy and I are so very sorry for your loss. We wish you peace and comfort and will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. May the "peace of God, which transcends all understanding, guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."
  • Cindy Newkirk Mr. Brown, Valerie, Brad, and Brett, I have so many happy memories of your mom and your family. I will carry them in my heart forever. Sending my love and sympathy to your entire family. Cindy (Wilke) Newkirk
  • Jeff Peters Uncle Verland, Valerie, Brad & Brett. Sorry to hear of Aunt Velda's passing. I remember many vacations spent at your house in the summer when we were kids. I always enjoyed Aunt Velda's chuckles. Good times. Prayers to all.
  • Julie Martenson Long I’m very sorry for the loss of your wonderful mom. She was always kind to us kids in the neighborhood. Sending my prayers and condolences to the entire family