Shawnee Brown, age 77, passed away on September 25, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born on April 21, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Vince Nelson and Ruth Thomas Nelson. She married Michael L. Brown on June 21, 1963.

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She enjoyed camping, fishing and bowling. She loved watching NASCAR racing and demolition derbies. She retired from ARUP.

Shawnee was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and was special to all her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Michael, daughter, Cindy Brown (Shane) Burnett, grandchildren; Cameron Decker and Cayden Burnett, sister, Janeé Hammerland and family, sister-in-law, Patricia (Richard) Gray and family, brother-in-law, Robert (Robyn) Brown and family, daughter, Kristie Brown McNulty, grandsons; Conner and Thomas McNulty and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Janice, and brother, Lance.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Huntsman Cancer Institute in Shawnee’s name.

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, a private service will be held in her honor.

In accordance with the Salt Lake County directive, facial masks are required at all viewing and funeral services and social distancing will be observed.


Services Handled By

Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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Sep 30, 2020

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Mike and family. Sorry to hear of Shawnee passing .our thoughts

Are with you Clint&Pat Nelson

Clint nelson , West jordan, UT, US Oct 02, 2020

To my Sweetheart of Sigma Chi. I noticed the passing of your mom and wanted to share my sympathy’s. I hope all is great in your life! Best wishes to you and your family. Hi Cindi

Shane , Logan, UT, US Oct 01, 2020

Dear Shane,

I only found this today and wanted to drop a note of thanks for your kind words. All is great in my life, short of the passing of my mom. I hope all is well with you and yours. All my best, Kristie

Kristie , Draper, UT, US Sep 15, 2021


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  • Oct 4, 2020

    We may not be sisters by birth, but I knew from the start, God put us together to be sisters-in- heart. I miss you so much and love you Shawnee.