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Frederick Leo Brown, Jr.

May 23, 1955 ~ September 6, 2014 (age 59)

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Graveside Service
September 13, 2014

Time: TBD
McKeever Cemetery

Colfax, Iowa

September 13, 2014

11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Community Center

Colfax, Iowa

Frederick Leo Brown, Jr., 59, of Port Allen, Louisiana, formerly of Newton, died Saturday morning, September 9, 2014, in a fatal motor vehicle accident while on his way home from work at James Construction Company where he was employed as a millwright.

A memorial graveside service with military rites was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at McKeever Cemetery in Colfax, with a visitation and luncheon held at the Colfax Community Center following interment.  In lieu of flowers, memorials have been designated in Fred's name.

Fred was the son of the late Frederick Brown, Sr. and Betty (Alexander) Brown.  He was born May 23, 1955, in Des Moines.  He graduated from Newton High School with the class of 1974.  Fred attended DMACC for two years after high school, and then served his country in the United States Marie Corps from 1976-1978, where he was honorably discharged.  He was united in marriage to Nancy Allen on January 16, 2012 in Troy, Pennsylvania.

Fred is preceded in death by his father, Frederick L Brown, Sr. and his nephew, Joseph Brown.  He is survived by his wife Nancy, of Port Allen, Louisiana; his son, Matthew Brown; his mother, Betty Brown; sister, Loretta Bowman; brothers, Preston, Matthew and Patrick Brown; many nieces and nephews, all of Newton; and his many friends and neighbors.

Johnson Funeral Service is honored to care for Fred's family and service arrangements.

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