Donald Eugene Brown

Donald Eugene Brown

Birth
Arlington, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Death
21 Jan 2013 (aged 84)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial
Arlington, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID
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Published in The Palm Beach Post from January 30 to January 31, 2013

Donald E. Brown, 84, formerly of Boca Raton, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is survived by 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Mr. Brown moved to Boca Raton, FL in 1983 to live with a childhood friend and resided here for 29 years. Mr. Brown was employed with the Boca Raton Hotel and Club where he supervised set-ups for large corporate functions. Later, he joined the City of Boca Raton Parks and Recreation Department as a groundskeeper at the city golf course and became a supervisor before retiring.

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Donald E. Brown

Donald E. Brown, 84, of Lincoln, formerly of Boca Raton, Fla., and Arlington, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the Lancaster Manor in Lincoln.

He was born Jan. 19, 1929, on a farm near Arlington to Lloyd and Odessa (Svendgaard) Brown and that is where he spent his childhood and was a 1946 graduate of Arlington High School. He served in the U.S. Army from Jan. 27, 1951, to March 8, 1952. He had farmed and did trucking in the Arlington area, and later was a greens keeper while living in Boca Raton since the early 1980s. He moved to Lincoln in November 2012.

He was a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge 52, A.F. & A.M. and Post 71 of the American Legion, both at Arlington. He was a past mayor of Arlington and had been president of DeMolay of Nebraska. He also received Employee of the Year from the City of Boca Raton.

Survivors include: his special friend, Eleanor Sullivan of Boca Raton; three children, William G. "Bill" Brown (and his wife, Patti) and Amy L. Brown, all of Lincoln, and Bruce L. Brown (and his wife, Beth) of Arlington; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bob Brown (and his wife, Fern) of Lubbock, Texas; a sister, Eunice Arthur of Fremont; and a sister-in-law, Frances Brown of Arlington.

He was preceded in death by an infant twin brother, Ronald, and by a brother, Leroy.

The memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington with the Reverend Shirley Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. There will be no viewing or visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.

Source: Griffiths Hovendick Chapel

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Md Carletta, divorced

*** Former mayor of Arlington, Nebraska

Published in The Palm Beach Post from January 30 to January 31, 2013

Donald E. Brown, 84, formerly of Boca Raton, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is survived by 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Mr. Brown moved to Boca Raton, FL in 1983 to live with a childhood friend and resided here for 29 years. Mr. Brown was employed with the Boca Raton Hotel and Club where he supervised set-ups for large corporate functions. Later, he joined the City of Boca Raton Parks and Recreation Department as a groundskeeper at the city golf course and became a supervisor before retiring.

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Donald E. Brown

Donald E. Brown, 84, of Lincoln, formerly of Boca Raton, Fla., and Arlington, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the Lancaster Manor in Lincoln.

He was born Jan. 19, 1929, on a farm near Arlington to Lloyd and Odessa (Svendgaard) Brown and that is where he spent his childhood and was a 1946 graduate of Arlington High School. He served in the U.S. Army from Jan. 27, 1951, to March 8, 1952. He had farmed and did trucking in the Arlington area, and later was a greens keeper while living in Boca Raton since the early 1980s. He moved to Lincoln in November 2012.

He was a member of Hiram Masonic Lodge 52, A.F. & A.M. and Post 71 of the American Legion, both at Arlington. He was a past mayor of Arlington and had been president of DeMolay of Nebraska. He also received Employee of the Year from the City of Boca Raton.

Survivors include: his special friend, Eleanor Sullivan of Boca Raton; three children, William G. "Bill" Brown (and his wife, Patti) and Amy L. Brown, all of Lincoln, and Bruce L. Brown (and his wife, Beth) of Arlington; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bob Brown (and his wife, Fern) of Lubbock, Texas; a sister, Eunice Arthur of Fremont; and a sister-in-law, Frances Brown of Arlington.

He was preceded in death by an infant twin brother, Ronald, and by a brother, Leroy.

The memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington with the Reverend Shirley Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. There will be no viewing or visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.

Source: Griffiths Hovendick Chapel

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Md Carletta, divorced

*** Former mayor of Arlington, Nebraska


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