Obituaries

Sandra Yvonne (Jorissen) Brown

Published on Wed, Jun 26, 2013
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Sandra Brown, age 70, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at home in Blaine, WA. Sandy was born November 29, 1942 in Lynden, WA to Harry and Lil (Lofdahl) Jorissen. She was a life-long resident of Whatcom County.

Sandy was preceded in death by her daughter Susan Lynn Millman, in 1984 and her son Mark (Anderson) Brown in 2012. Her sister, Marlene J. Jorissen in 1977, her father in 1979 and her mother in 1997, also preceded her in death.

Sandy is survived by her children, Lori Millman, Joan (Dan) Bennett and Mike (Stephanie) Millman, her brother Bob (Gert) Jorissen and sister Linda Petras, as well as 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, 3 nephews and 2 nieces.

Sandy graduated from Lynden High School in 1960 and married, shortly after, Thomas S. Millman. Two later husbands, Warren Anderson and Don Brown preceded her death.

There will be a celebration of life of with family and friends on Thursday, June 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Jorissen’s residence, 5414 Northwest Drive in Bellingham, WA.