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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


This memorial provided by:
Clapper Funeral Services
Wolcott, IN





Kenneth W. Brown

    March 4, 1930  -  April 29, 2012
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Life Legacy


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.