In Memory of

Wayne G. Brown

February 19, 1925 - November 25, 2017
From: Peterson, IA
Wayne G. Brown

Wayne G. Brown

Born: February 19, 1925
Died: November 25, 2017
Age: 92

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In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established by the family.

     Wayne Gibbons Brown, the son of Lee and Winifred (Gibbons) Brown was born February 19, 1925 in Peterson, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Peterson area where he attended school, graduating from Peterson High School.

     Wayne served in the U.S. Navy during WWII until his Honorable Discharge in 1946 He attained his Master’s Degree in teaching. Wayne married Jane Dean on November 28, 1958 at the First Congregational Church in Peterson, IA. He taught school in Peterson, Rolfe, IA, and Lake Park, IA, before opening a car dealership in Sibley, IA.

     Wayne enjoyed golfing, fishing, and playing in dance bands. He was a member of the American Legion, Masons, and First Congregational Church in Peterson, IA.

     Wayne passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Home in Spencer, IA, at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Jane; one son, Dean; and one brother, Jim Brown.

     Left to cherish his memory are his 4 children, Terry (Bev) Brown of Denver, CO, Dawn (John) Beard of Land O’ Lakes, FL, David Brown of Primghar, IA, and James Brown of Waterloo, IA; grandchildren, Danielle, Christopher (Terri) Michaela Jane, Gabrielle (Jon) Tricia (Ryan) and Christa Jane; great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Shaelyn, Sebastian, Shawna, Scot, Michael, Christian, Kaitlyn, and Tyler; other relatives; and many friends. 

Memorial services will be held 10:30 A.M,. Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Congregational Church in Peterson.

Masonic services will be conducted by Abiff Lodge #347 of Sutherland prior to the Memorial services at the church.

Military services will be conducted by American Legion Dean-Underwood Post #10 - Peterson, Iowa at the graveside services

Rev. James D. Owens
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church.
Oakland Cemetery
Peterson, Iowa


Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 5:21 PM
“We have many memories of spending time with Wayne & Jane. Our sincere sympathies go out to his family.”
- Mike & Deb Moore
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 3:00 PM
“Our sincere condolences to the Brown family.”
- Friedrichsen Family
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:42 PM
“I have fond memories of my cousin Wayne G Brown. I sure will miss him and the many conversations and visits we have had over the years. We both shared many memories together. I know he is now at peace with the Lord. I send prayers to his family. They know he was a find man and a great father. Rest in peace Wayne.”
- Duane W Wheeler
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