In Memory Of


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Vernon Cecil Brown

Dec 31, 1936 - Sep 17, 2023


Saturday, September 30, 2023
1:30 pm
Sylvan Lake Funeral Home


Vernon Cecil Brown (formerly of Coaldale, AB) went to be with his Lord on Sunday, Sept 17th at Bethany Sylvan Lake.

Born to Cecil and Emma Brown in Medicine Hat, AB with two older sisters, Beatrice and Reta (all predeceased).

Lovingly remembered by his wife Barbara of 65 years and his daughters Melanie Brown, and Holly Bilodeau (Al Bilodeau). Also remembered by his beloved grandchildren Ashley, Dominique & Leesha, Riley & Olivia, Gabriel, and Matt & Tanis, and his great grandchildren Rhett, Tripp and Hayes. Missed also by in-laws Steve, Bob & Bonny, Hans & Sandy, Margo & Wally, Dave & Bobbi, and numerous nieces & nephews, and special friends John and Rachel.

Special Mention of Vern’s 24 years of service in the Royal Canadian Signal Corps, with 2 years in Airborne.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Sylvan Lake Funeral Home on Saturday, September 30th at 1:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations in Vern’s name can be made to the Sylvan Lake Bethany for their exceptional care.

Condolences may be offered to the family below.


Lois Dyck:

Barb, Melanie and Holly,
My condolences to you on the loss of Vern. May you experience Gods comfort and peace at this time of loss. I have many good memories living next door to you in Coaldale.

Dale Holtman:

My deepest condolences to you Barb and family. You and Vern were such a good friends to Gary and I.
Love and hugs
Dale Holtman

Al Derbyshire:

My deepest condolences.
I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.

John and Lydia Thiessen:

Dear Barb,,
We so fondly remember times spent with you and Vern.
We know the God of all comfort is with you.
With love and prayers, John and Lydia

Mike and Cheryle Paterson:

Deepest condolences Barb and family. Vern was such a wonderful kind man. Prayers and hugs to all of you.

Jim & Margaret Oosterhof:

May the Holy Spirit comfort you and your family.

Linda Taylor:

Dear Barb and family
How well do I cherish memories of Vern and you at Bible Study in Coaldale.. And Vern on the harmonica for worship at the church.
You're both such great gifted prayer folks and encouragers.
Barb, what a time of rejoicing we'll have up there. Until then I pray for strength and wellness for you. Love you!
Praying for your whole family.
- Lin

Muriel & Mervyn:

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Barb and family. Even in the midst of grief may you sense Jesus with you, giving you strength to endure.
Muriel & Mervyn

Hope Wilkie Wiebe :

My deepest condolences to the Brown family.
I have fond memories of Vern when I came over for sleep overs with Holly when we were kids.
My Mother Diane sends her love to you all as well.


Sending our Love and prayers to you Barb and family

Sherri Hudson:

Melanie, Ashley, and family.
My thoughts snd prayers are with you at this sad time. Sending my sincere condolences to the family. Your precious memories will help you through your toughest days without him.
Love and hugs to you,
Sherri Hudson

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