Catherine A. "Shortie" Brown
Howard - Catherine A. "Shortie" Brown, 72, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Friday, April 23, 2021. She was born on February 7, 1949 to the late Fred and Luella (Jansen) Van Ess. Shortie was a graduate of Green Bay West High School, class of 1967.
Shortie worked as a CNA for many years and volunteered for people with special needs. She enjoyed taking trips to Door County, loved the water and once owned a home on the Bay. She also enjoyed camping, shopping, watching the birds, going for motorcycle rides and cooking. Shortie was very fond of children and loved to spend time with them.
She is survived by her children, Mike (Tina) LaPointe and Amy LaPointe; a very special granddaughter, Rachael Trimble, who loved her grandma and was the apple of her eye; sister, Terry (Michael) Miller; niece, Lissa Whittenton; as well as other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Marilyn (Gene) Lemerond and Joanne Whittenton.
A Celebration of Life will be held on May 22, 2021, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Duck Creek VFW, 754 Riverview Drive, with a Memorial Service being held at 2:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com
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Published by Green Bay Press-Gazette from Apr. 23 to May 16, 2021.