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Gregory Walter Brown
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1896
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1941
Rapids City
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Article/Obituary in The Rock Island Argus Saturday, June 7, 1941
NOTE: Article speaks of two different automobile fatalities. Transcribed is only the parts related to the death of Gregory Brown

Rapids City Autoist Succumbs

Greagory Brown Dies

Dies of Injuries

Gregory Brown, 44, of Rapids City, died about 5 o'clock last evening in Moline Lutheran hospital of injuries received in a head-on automobile crash Thursday night on route 80 in Rapids City. Mr. Brown's body was removed to Wendt funeral home, Moline, where an inquest was scheduled today by Dr. J. W. Seids, Rock Island county coroner. The attending physician said death was caused by a basal skull fracture and shock.

Improvement in the condition of Arthur Hoover, 47, of Port Byron, and his daughter, Joyce, 12 injured in the same accident, was reported today. Both are in Lutheran hospital.

Born in Osborn

Gregory Walter Brown was born Oct 5, 1896, at Osborn Station, a son of Mr. And Mrs. John Brown. Attending Osborn school and Port Byron academy, he married Miss Olive Disher, June 1, 1920, in Clinton, Iowa. He served overseas in an ammunition train.

Surviving are the widow; his father, John Brown of Moline; two sons, Earl and Walter, both of Moline; two grandchildren; a brother Horace B. of East Moline; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Johnson of Detroit and a half-brother, John Brown, at home. His mother, a sister, Mrs. Alice Moegan, and brother, Earl, preceded him in death.

Funeral services for Mr. Brown will be at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in Wendt Chapel, Moline. Burial will be in Weatherhead cemetery, Barstow.
Homeland Cemetery
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Eric
Record added: Jan 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17275724
Gregory Walter Brown
Added by: Angela Snyder
Gregory Walter Brown
Added by: Eric
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