Evan Brown Obituary

Evan E. Brown
Evan E. Brown
Evan E. Brown

December 29, 1920 - September 20, 2004
Born in Paul, Idaho
Resided in Granger, IA
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Evan E. Brown, 83, died September 20, 2004 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Thursday, September 23 at Brandt Funeral Home in Dallas Center, with a memorial gathering one hour prior to services.

Evan was born December 29, 1920 in Paul, Idaho. At the age of two, the family moved back to Iowa. After graduating from Grinnell College and serving three years in the service during WWII, two years overseas, he bought a farm near Granger where he lived most of his life.

Evan enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing, playing golf and hunting mushrooms. He also enjoyed traveling. He and his wife, Ruth spent 15 winters in Palm Springs, CA, and Bilox, MS, on the Gulf of Mexico. At the age of 76, Evan shot two holes-in-one at Jester Park Golf Course during one round.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; two daughters, Ann (Dale) of Granger and Kathleen of California; two sons, Edward (Leimoni) of Maryland and James (Margaret) of Minnesota; a stepson, John (Annie) of Johnston; eight grandchildren; and one brother, William (Harriet) of Virginia. Evan was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth.

Memorials may be made to the Animal Rescue League or Iowa Public Television.

ARRANGEMENTS BY BRANDT FUNERAL HOME ~ DALLAS CENTER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Thursday, September 23, 2004
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MEMORIAL SERVICE
Brandt Dallas Center Funeral Home
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Thursday, September 23, 2004
4:00 PM

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Iowa Public Television
6450 Corporate Drive
Johnston, IA 50131