Stephen Benton Brown

Dec 18, 1941 – Oct 23, 2018

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Stephen Brown, 76, of  Federal Way, died October 23, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.

Stephen was born December 18, 1941, in Long Beach, California, to John and Lucille (Murphy) Brown.

He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, Ca. He continued his education at Long Beach Community College, graduating with an associate's degree in general education.  He moved to the Seattle area in 1979 and was employed by Barnes Distribution for over 20 years. 

He met the love of his live, Theresa, in 1996 and they were married in 1998.  He enjoyed most sports, especially track & field, football and baseball and he was an avid stamp collector.  He loved going to the coast and driving on the beach, where he could stop to fly a kite.  Stephen had a love for all animals especially wolves, cheetahs and his dog Boomer. 

He is survived by his wife, Theresa Brown of Federal Way, Son - Stephen Brown of Mission Viejo, CA; Daughters - Christina Witter (Tony Witter) of Long Beach, CA; Margo Reid (James Reid) of Snohomish, WA and Iris Trutsch (Eric Trutsch) of Renton, WA.; Grandchildren -  Trevor Reid, Cora Brown, Ian Trutsch, Jacob Reid, Benton Brown, Kai Witter, Ethan Trutsch and Emily Trutsch.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Brown; mother, Lucille Brown and sister Martha Brown.


Nancy Marshall
Renton, Wa
Nov 7, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. I wish I could be there to help you celebrate his life.

Laurie Trutsch
Hastings, Mi
Nov 6, 2018

Prayers for peace of heart to you all. I wish I could be there to offer hugs and comfort. No words really help right now, but know that I carry you in my heart. I love you all.

Carolyn Reid
Federal Way, Wa
Nov 6, 2018

So very sorry for you loss.

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