Isabel L. Brown, 87, of Portage, IN passed away on October 24, 2022. She was born in 1935 to Luciano and Marcelina.
Isabel was a US army veteran a die-hard Dallas cowboy fan and a very active woman she coached girls softball for many years before becoming a certified umpire she was a U.G.S.I., ASA, and Little League Umpire. She was a member of the American Legion Post 100 and VFW Post 9323 of Lake Station. She was an avid Bingo player she loved going on her trips with the retirees. She loved Traveling. She loved being around her family, she was a kind hearted generous person. She was the best mother anyone could ask for. She was employed at Bethlehem steel for over 33 years and retired in 2000. She’s preceded in death by her husband Robert L Brown, her parents Luciano and Marcelina Martinez, Odem Texas, 1 brother Luiz Martinez Sinton Texas, 4 sisters Eugenia Nunez Corpus Christi, Sabina Hill Tucson Arizona, Adela Martinez Odem Texas and Beatrice M Garza Sinton Texas. Son N Law David Rust. Survivors one son Robert L Brown Hudson Florida, 3 Daughters Marcelina Brown Hobart , Denise and Danette Brown of Valparaiso. Grandchildren Gary, Kimberly, David, Danielle, Tanya, Ashley, Sarah, Robbie Joshua, Robert, Andrew, Alana and Jeremy. Many, Many Great Grandchildren Nieces and Nephews.
Monetary donations appreciated in lieu of flowers.
Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St, Merrillville, IN 46410. Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 PM, interment at Calumet Park Cemetery to follow.