Elise Brown Obituary

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Elise Jane (Pearson) Brown

March 11, 1985 - May 26, 2014
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Elise J. Brown, age 29, of St. Paul, MN and formerly of Solon Springs, WI passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Solon Springs. Elise Jane was born March 11, 1985 in Duluth, MN the daughter of Gary and Lorilie (Fuller) Pearson. She was raised in Superior, WI until her 9th grade year of school and then moved to Solon Springs where she was active with the school choir and a member of the basketball team. Elise graduated valedictorian from Solon Springs High School in 2003 and then began her legal studies at University of Wisconsin, Superior. In the summer months Elise would work as a camp counselor for Luther Dell Bible Camp. While...
Elise J. Brown, age 29, of St. Paul, MN and formerly of Solon Springs, WI passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Solon Springs.

Elise Jane was born March 11, 1985 in Duluth, MN the daughter of Gary and Lorilie (Fuller) Pearson. She was raised in Superior, WI until her 9th grade year of school and then moved to Solon Springs where she was active with the school choir and a member of the basketball team. Elise graduated valedictorian from Solon Springs High School in 2003 and then began her legal studies at University of Wisconsin, Superior. In the summer months Elise would work as a camp counselor for Luther Dell Bible Camp. While attending college she participated on the Mock Trial Team and served as its captain. Elise was joined in marriage to Nathan Brown at Lucius Woods in Solon Springs on September 9, 2006. In 2008, Elise graduated summa cum laude with a degree in legal studies and political science and was named an All-Region Attorney Award honoree. She started work as an insurance agent for Holden Insurance where she managed large company's group health and life insurance accounts. She also started a business with her mother and sister, Ella's Gifts & Coffee that was located in Blaine Business Center in Superior, WI. Elise decided to further her education and was accepted to Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, MN. While attending Hamline she worked as a clerk for Washington County Public Defender's Office and then for Geraghty-O'Loughlin-Kenny law office. She obtained her Health Care Compliance Certificate and was a member of the Health Law Moot Court team while at Hamline. In May of 2013 Elise graduated with a Juris Doctorate from Hamline University and then passed the Minnesota Bar Exam in October of that year. She was hired by Geraghty-O'Loughlin-Kenny as an attorney and was working there currently. Elise had a strong faith in God that led her throughout her life. She will be remembered as a very kind person who everyone fell in love with. She enjoyed music, playing the piano, shopping, cooking, sitting by a campfire and spending time with family and friends.

Elise is survived by her husband, Nathan; parents, Gary and Lorilie Pearson of Hudson, WI; sister, Amy (Michael) Erickson of New Richmond, WI; maternal grandparents, Clyde and Norma Fuller of Superior, WI; mother and father-in-law, Charles and Janet Brown of Solon Springs; three sisters-in- law, Jennifer (Ryan) Coleman of Forestville, CA, Erin (Curt) Wasko of Solon Springs, Kristin (Ben Evans) Brown of Solon Springs; three nephews, Nathan and Colton Erickson, Caleb Wasko; and one niece, Rachel Wasko.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Harry and Lillian Pearson.

A funeral service will be held for Elise at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, at Solon Springs School gymnasium with Pastor John Malone officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the school on Saturday. Interment will be in the Solon Springs Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W Bryn Mawr Ave. Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631.

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