|Birth: ||May 22, 1931|
|Death: ||Jan. 23, 2012|
Funeral services for Verle E. Brown, 80, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at the Church of the Nazarene in Princeton, Idaho, with Pastor Kathy Kramer officiating. Burial will be at the Freeze Cemetery. A potluck dinner will be served at the church after the service. Verle passed away Monday evening at the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash.
Verle was born May 22, 1931, in Tiffin, Iowa, to Eldon and Marguerite (Reeve) Brown. Verle attended the Potlatch Schools and graduated from Potlatch High School in 1949.
Verle joined the U.S. Army on May 13, 1953, and served in Korea. He was later discharged as a corporal on April 8, 1955.
He married Barbara Bunney on June 8, 1956, in Potlatch, ID and the couple made their home in the Potlatch-Princeton area where they farmed and raised Black Angus cattle. Verle also worked for Potlatch Forest, Inc., as a safety personnel director for several years and retired at the Coeur d'Alene unit in 1986.
Verle was a lifetime member of Potlatch Post No. 10300, Veterans of Foreign Wars; the Palouse Promenaders Square Dance Club, the Cayuse Kids Saddle Club, the Potlatch Silver Spurs and a former member of the Potlatch Federal Credit Union Board. He had been a 4-H Leader in the community, and had served as a North Latah County Highway District commissioner. His hobbies included horses and cattle, camping, 4-wheeling and playing cards. He loved animals, enjoyed traveling and his greatest love was his family.
Survivors include his wife, three sons and their wives, two sisters, nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Kellen Brown in 2006.
Memorial gifts may be given to the Potlatch Ambulance Fund or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Kramer Funeral Home of Palouse, Wash., is handling the arrangements.ŚMoscow-Pullman Daily News, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
Eldon B. Brown (1897 - 1976)
Marguerite M. Brown (1901 - 1993)
Plot: North of church between rows 1 & 2
Created by: PassingTime
Record added: Sep 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97999396