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Harold V. Brown

July 26, 1921 ~ September 18, 2020 (age 99)


Harold V. Brown, 99, of Mishawaka, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa.

Harold was born July 26, 1921 in Mishawaka, to the late Lester and Maggie (Heminger) Brown. He was a graduate of Mishawaka High School and lived in Mishawaka most of his life.

On February 15, 1942, Harold married Naomi Fry. He then served his country in the US Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945. He was employed for forty-one years at Uniroyal and most of those years as a supervisor. Harold also farmed his family farm for many years. He was a long-time member of Willow Creek United Methodist Church and Mishawaka Lions Club. He enjoyed fishing.

Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi; a daughter-in-law, Frankie Brown; and three brothers.

Harold is survived by three children, Barbara Ann (John) Wesley of Bristol, Michael Brown of Scottsburg, Indiana, and Brian (Denice) Brown of Detroit, Michigan; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Services honoring Harold’s life will be held at 1 pm on Friday, September 25, in Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, 503 W. 3rd Street, Mishawaka, with Pastor Mike Settles officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, with military honors by VFW 360/American Legion 161 Burial Squad.

Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 pm Friday in the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Willow Creek United Methodist Church or Mishawaka Lions Club.



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September 25, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Goethals & Wells Funeral Home
503 W. 3rd Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

Funeral Service
September 25, 2020

1:00 PM
Goethals & Wells Funeral Home
503 W. 3rd Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544


Mishawaka Lions Club
PO Box 22, Mishawaka IN 46546

Willow Creek United Methodist Church
14010 Jefferson Blvd., Mishawaka IN 46545

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