Donald Dean Brown
Donald Dean Brown, 80, of Birmingham, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at home in Birmingham.
A funeral is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernie Weir officiating. Burial with military rites will be at Spencer Cemetery near Stockport.
Visitation for family and friends is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church or Good Samaritan Hospice of Ottumwa. Memorials can be sent to PO Box 545, Farmington 52556
Mr. Brown was born May 2, 1932, in Stockport, the son of Otto Brown and Irene Johnson Brown. He married Dolores Agnes Moeller April 18, 1959, in St. Paul. She died Feb. 22, 2013.
He lived in the Stockport and Birmingham area throughout his life.
He served in the Army for three years and in the National Guard for 24 years. He retired as a command sergeant major.
He worked at ACCO Louden for 44 years and retired as plant manager.
He was a member of the Eagles, American Legion of Birmingham, St. Mary Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include one daughter Julie Ludwig and spouse David of Farmington; four sons, Jim Brown and spouse Kibby of Puyallup, Wash., Jerry Brown of St. Paul, Minn., John Brown and spouse Vickie of Stockport, Jack Brown and spouse Deborah of Mound, Minn.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lois Alman of Pacific Junction.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.