Cheryl J. Brown

December 1, 1944 - April 25, 2019

Cheryl J. Brown


Cheryl J. Brown, 74, passed away peacefully in her home on April 25, 2019 in Belvidere, Illinois. She was born to Donald and Mary Jean (Boyce) Prieve on December 1, 1944 in Madison, Wisconsin. Cheryl married the late, Jack Brown, on March 30, 1963 in Madison, Wisconsin. Cheryl worked for David C. Cook Publishing Company in Elgin, Illinois for over 25 years and recently a greeter for Walmart. She was a member of the American Legion for many years.

Cheryl loved spending time with her family, doing puzzles, playing Yahtzee!, sewing, animals, and playing with dominos, cards, and dice. Cheryl had many friends and was loved by so many.

Cheryl is survived by her children, Junette (William) Wiora, RoseAnn Cleary, Randy (Jennifer) Brown, and Kelly (Cathy) Brown; sisters, Kathy Campbell and LouAnn Acker; brothers, Donald “Spike” (Becky) Prieve, and Jim (Audrey) Prieve; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and best friend Char Bergstrom.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack; and parents.

A visitation will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, Illinois, 61008. Cremation rites have been accorded and a private family burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit

Service Schedule

Monday, April 29, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008


A visitation will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services.

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rca ieftin 2019-07-20T02:49:50

Kelly and Cathy, we are so very sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace. She is no longer suffering. Cancer is horrible for anyone to go through. God Rest Her Soul… Love you all.

O'Brien Family 2019-04-29T10:25:30

My Condolences to Chery;s family I knew Cheryl and her husband Jack and had some good time with them. She was always a fun and loving person, who always had a big smile for her loved ones and friends and made them feel at home. May god bless her and Heaven will have one Bright star , added to the mix it will not be boring around this lady Cheryl have a wonderful Journey and some day you family will join you God speed.

Farren W Hannah 2019-04-28T01:36:01

So sorry for the loss of this great lady. RIP

Jackie DUNKIN 2019-04-27T18:55:52

Hard to believe you left so soon after just seeing you. You looked great! Will cherish the memories.

Kathy brown 2019-04-27T12:43:17

Sorry for the loss of Cheryl. She was a great lady….RIP

Jackie DUNKIN 2019-04-26T21:07:30


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