Clara Naomi <I>Engle</I> Brown

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Clara Naomi Engle Brown

  • Birth 30 Jun 1932 Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 17 Dec 2003 Johnston, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52342392

Clara Naomi Brown, age 71, of Johnston, IA, died Wednesday, December 17, 2003, at her home in Johnston, IA. She was born the daughter of Chester N. and Evelyn B.(Jarvis)Engle on June 30, 1932 in Centerville, Iowa. She graduated from high school in Udell, IA and received two years of nursing training at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

She was united in marriage to John Brown in 1953 at Udell, Iowa. She had worked as a Nurse at the V.A. Medical Center and Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. She was a member of the Dale Church in Centerville, IA.

Clara is preceded in death by: her parents and her son, Steve Brown on April 29, 1992.

Surviving family members include: her husband, John Brown of Johnston, IA; one son, Jeffrey Brown of Johnston, IA; two brothers, Delbert N. Engle of Centerville, IA and Chester Engle of Ottumwa, IA and two sisters, Fern Paris of Moravia, IA and Zelda Fletcher of Unionville, IA.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2003 at 1 pm at the Dale Cemetery north of Centerville, Iowa with Jack Engle officiating. Burial will follow immediately after the service.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 19, 2003 at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, IA from 3 till 8 pm with the family present from 6 till 8 pm Friday evening. A memorial has been established to the family.

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  • Created by: Donald Bitner
  • Added: 13 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52342392
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Naomi Engle Brown (30 Jun 1932–17 Dec 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52342392, citing Dale Cemetery, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donald Bitner (contributor 47187466) .