Teresa Brown

A funeral service was held Thursday, July 11 at Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon for Teresa Brown, 70, of Langdon.


Posted July 15, 2013

She passed away on July 7, 2013 at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon.

Interment at Union Cemetery in Osnabrock.

Teresa Jane Denault was born May 2, 1943, at Osnabrock to Clarence and Florence (LaJamodiere) Denault. She was raised in the Osnabrock area where she attended country schools including Oxford Township #3 and went on to Osnabrock High School. Teresa’s first child, Josie, was born September 24, 1962. Teresa and Joseph E. Loughead were united in marriage on September 6, 1964. A son, Joey, was born August 11, 1965 and daughter JoEllen Teresa was born April 26, 1970. Teresa and Joseph were divorced in 1971. She lived in Langdon and later in California where she married Avril Brown in 1981. Teresa became a grandma for the first time on March 23, 1982. Teresa and Avril welcomed a daughter, April, on April 19, 1982 and a son, Seth, on March 14, 1985. She would eventually have 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren that were her pride and joy. Teresa lived in Emerado in 1988, where she worked as a baker.

She then moved to Lawton and was employed at the SunLac Inn of Lakota. She lived in Devils Lake where she worked for the Days Inn and returned to Lawton where she worked for many years. She moved to Langdon in 1997, to Garrison in 2000 and returned to Langdon where she was employed at Gracie’s restaurant and has lived since. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She enjoyed gardening flowers and had a love for traveling. She had a love of baking and was known for her special occasion cakes. She loved making special cakes for the special days in her family member’s lives. She is survived by her children; Josephine (Mitch) Ramsrud of Langdon; Joseph Loughead of Grand Forks; JoEllen (Chris) Hanson of Langdon; April (Gerry) Hanson of Moorhead, Minn.; Seth (Stella) Brown of Grand Forks; former sonin- law Mike Lunski; former daughter in-law Susan K. Reck; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings, Wesley Denault of Walhalla; Ellen Burke of Langdon/Huntsville, TX; Odelle Grimm of Langdon; Rose Denault of Milton; Nora Choenberg of Mohall; Ava Hiltner of Drayton and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John, Claire, Joe and Adrian; sisters, Olivene Mikkelsen, Geraldine Ridley, and Dora Johnson. Brooks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.