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Charles H. Brown, 1914-1996


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 1/25/2009 at 13:16:07

RINGSTED -- Services for Charles H. Brown, 82, Ringsted, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ringsted. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Ringsted.

Brown died Friday, Dec. 27, 1996 at Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. Visitation is scheduled 4-8 p.m. today at Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Ringsted.

Charles H. Brown, son of Fred and Mary Josephine (Carpenter) Brown, was born July 9, 1914, in Renwick, Iowa. He attended Vernon Consolidated School near Renwick, Iowa and graduated from Renwick High School.

On May 6, 1940, he married Lucille Werling in Cherokee, Iowa. After their marriage, the couple farmed near Renwick until Feb. 28, 1952, when they moved to their present home near Ringsted. He farmed there until his retirement in 1983.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ringsted.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille Brown of Ringsted; daughters, Mary Jane Barber and husband, Ralph, of Winimac, Ind., Linda Caryl McCormick and husband, Robert, of Bethesda, Md.; son, Llewellyn Brown and wife, Kathleen, of Algona, Iowa; six grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; sister, Faye Trimble of Cherokee, Iowa; brother, Esteol Brown of Rochester, N.Y., several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Source: Fairmont Sentinel, Fairmont, Minnesota, December 30, 1996.


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