Valorie A. Brown, 66, Cavalier, ND passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, ND. A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cavalier Baptist Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 10th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Valorie A. Lawonn was born August 2, 1950 at Grafton, ND to Herbert Glenn “Bunch” and Dorothy Mae (Gibson) Lawonn. She grew up in the Hensel area and graduated from Cavalier High School in 1968. Val then attended Mayville State University graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. While at Mayville she met her future husband, Dave Brown. They were married on July 23, 1971 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, rural St. Thomas, ND. Val taught school in Cavalier for 17 years and later opened and operated the Cub House pre-school. In 1994, she became a State Farm Insurance Agent. She enjoyed golf, travel, laughing and spending time with friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with family at Maple Lake, and reading to her grandchildren she loves so dearly. She is survived by her daughters: Nicole Lischefske, West Fargo, ND, Tiffani Albrecht, St. Paul, MN, Karissa (Chris) Brusseau, Fargo, ND, Jaime (Scott) Hanson, Cavalier; grandchildren: Savannah, Dori, and Lauren Lischefske; Teagan, Sadie, Faera, and James David Albrecht; Jaelyn, Brynn, Trevyn, and Jaxyn Hanson; Kaden and Colten Brusseau; siblings: Gwen (Ron) Werner, Cavalier and Herb Lawonn, Arvilla, ND. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, David Brown; son-in-law, James Albrecht.