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 Isaac Seal “Ike” Brown, Jr

Isaac Seal “Ike” Brown, Jr

Birth
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 12 Dec 1960 (aged 89)
Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. C Lot 165 Pos. 1
Memorial ID 84174 · View Source
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Obituary - The Daily Herald, Provo, Utah, 13 Dec 1960.
Prominent Springville Man Dies Near 90th Birthday.
Springville - Isaac S. Brown, well-known Springville citizen, died Monday afternoon at his home, 135 S. 1st East., of causes incident to age, the day after celebrating his 67th wedding anniversary. He would have been 90 years old on Dec. 21. Mr. Brown was born Dec. 21, 1870 in Springville, a son of Edward R.S. and Mary Ann Taylor Brown. He received his education in the public schools of Springville and in the old Hungerford Academy.He was a member of the first Volunteer Fire Department organized in Springville, and was a charter member and one time president of the Kiwanis Club. Mr. Brown recalled that one of the most memorable experiences of his life was going at the age of six to the funeral of Brigham Young. Mr. Brown had known every president of the LDS Church with the exception of Joseph Smith. In church activities, he had served under 14 bishops. He was Sunday School superintendent 11 years, chairman of the genealogical society, stake missionary, counselor in the YMMIA and Elders quorum, and ward clerk of the Fourth Ward for many years. He married Emma Elizabeth Metcalf at her home in Gunnison on Dec. 11, 1893, and their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. They celebrated their 67th anniversary Sunday. They were the parents of eight children, seven of whom survive, Guy Brown, Bird Brown and Mrs. Leo (Lola) Weight, all of Springville; Paul Brown of Provo; Mrs. Spencer (Clara) Nielson of Spanish Fork; Glen Brown of Wendover and Jesse Brown of Kemmerer, Wyo.; 30 grandchildren, 44 Great grandchildren. And three great, great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Springville LDS Stake House, under the direction of Bishop Leonard James. Friends may call at the Wheeler Mortuary Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday prior to services. Burial will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: vaunamri
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84174
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Seal “Ike” Brown, Jr (21 Dec 1870–12 Dec 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84174, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by vaunamri (contributor 47063539) .