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Information for John Henry Brown
27 December, 1890 20 March, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1984
John is buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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John Brown

     Services for John H. Brown, 93, of 2330 S. Ten Mile, Meridian, formerly of Caldwell, who died Tuesday, March 20, at a Boise nursing home, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at the Caldwell Fourth Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3015 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell.
     Mr. Brown was born Dec. 27, 1890, at Monroe, Utah, to David Emanuel and Mary Ann Maranda Hyatt Brown.  He moved with his family to Roosevelt
, Utah, and attended the Salt Lake Academy.  Following his schooling, he served a two-year mission in the Southern states for the LDS Church in 1915 and 1916.  He returned home and married Fay Campbell in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.  Following their marriage, they lived on the Indian Reservation at Roosevelt and farmed. They came to Idaho in 1920, and lived in the Parma and Adrian, Ore., areas.  In 1926, they moved to the Caldwell area and had lived here since that time.
     He had worked for the City of Caldwell and for the Golden Gate Irrigation District as a ditch rider for several years.  He retired in the early 1950s.
     he was a member of the Caldwell LDS 4th Ward.
     He is survived by his wife of Meridian
; two sons, Lavon H. Brown, of San Francisco, Calif., and Marvin H. Brown of Idaho Falls; six daughters, Mrs. Albert (Creola) Verzello, of Sanger, Calif., Mrs. Joe (June) Bunt, of Boise.  Mrs. Glenn (Una) Chaney, of Meridian, Mrs. Charles (Mary) Swigert, of Middleton, Mrs. Milt (Wilda) Laws, of Boise and Mrs. Johnnie (Billie Louise) Scherer, of Caldwell; a sister, Mrs. Neta Labrum, of Seattle, Wash.; 27 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by a daughter, Alice in 1977; three brothers; and eight sisters.
     Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, today from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Friday at the 4th Ward Relief Society Room, from
9 to 9:45 a.m.
     Memorials may be made to the 4th Ward LDS Missionary Fund.