Born: March 4, 1930
Place of Birth: Lafayette, Indiana
Death: April 29, 2012
Place of Death: Wolcott, Indiana
Occupation: Farmer & Owner/Operator - Semi Truck
Hobbies: Spending time with his family and traveling
Organizations: Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Ellen B. Brown, Wife
Sherry Oilar (Mick), Daughter
Larry Brown (Debbie), Daughter
Pat Brown (Terri), Son
Bruce Brown (Joyce), Son
Becky Tomlin (Tony), Daughter
Marj Henderson (Mike), Daughter
Greg Brown (Carol), Son
Rose Matthew, Sister
Leona Lehman, Sister
Fran Farney, Sister
Velma Stortz (Harry), Sister
Dottie Goodwin (Art), Sister
Ray Brown (Jane), Brother
Heath, Sean, Mark, Joe, Nathan, Naomi, Selena, Marcey, Jeff, Jason, Kayla, Nick and Dustin, Grandchildren
Noah, Emma, Drew, Coby and Natalie, Great-Grandchildren
Memorial donations may be made to:
American Heart Association or Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Kenneth W. Brown
March 4, 1930 -
April 29, 2012
Kenneth W. Brown, 82, of Wolcott, passed away with his family at his side at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2012 at his residence.
He was born March 4, 1930 in Lafayette, Indiana to the late George S.E. and Margaret P. (Kingma) Brown and was a 1948 graduate of Wolcott High School.
His marriage of 63 years was to Ellen B. Burns on April 23, 1949 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Remington. She survives.
Mr. Brown farmed grain and livestock for many years and also was an owner/operator of a semi truck which he drove for several local trucking companies.
He enjoyed traveling all over the United States with his wife, especially their trip to Hawaii for their 25th wedding anniversary.
Mr. Brown was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Remington and was a former member of the church board and the Foresters. He also was a past member of the Wolcott Library board.
Surviving with his wife are their children; Sherry Oilar (husband: Mick) of Brookston, Larry Brown (wife: Debbie) of Wolcott, Pat Brown (wife: Terri) of Wolcott, Bruce Brown (wife: Joyce) of Lee, FL, Becky Tomlin (companion: Tony) of Winter Haven, FL, Marj Henderson (husband: Mike) of Brookston and Greg Brown (wife: Carol) of Remington; five sisters, Rose Matthew of Wolcott, Leona Lehman of Mishawaka, Fran Farney of West Lafayette, Velma Stortz (husband: Harry) of Wolcott and Dottie Goodwin (husband: Art) of Remington and a brother, Ray Brown (wife: Jane) of West Lafayette.
Kenny was a wonderful husband and father and loved spending time with his family. He especially loved his grandchildren, Heath, Sean, Mark, Joe, Nathan, Naomi, Selena, Marcey, Jeff, Jason, Kayla, Nick and Dustin and his great-grandchildren, Noah, Emma, Drew, Coby and Natalie.
Preceding him in death with his parents are three brothers, Norb, Paul and Ed Brown and a sister, Mary Bollier.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of memorial funeral mass at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Remington. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Remington.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Sacred Heart Catholic Church.