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
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
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
to 9:45 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the 4th Ward LDS