John Brown

John Edward Brown

Saturday, May 25th, 1940 - Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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John E. Brown, age 79, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his home. He was born in Johnston City, IL to the late Tom Brown and Bessie Gearhart. John retired from the City of Fort Wayne Water Filtration Plant. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corp. John is survived by his wife of 36 years, Diane Brown of Fort Wayne; children, Tamara (Terry) Cox of Fort Wayne, and Thomas (Mindy) Brown of Bluffton, IN; and 3 grandsons. A private memorial service with military honors will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. To sign the online guestbook, go to
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Terrence L. Taylor, Sr. - Adjutant

Posted at 03:55pm
On behalf of Marine Corps League Detachment #1435 Pride and Purpose Fort Wayne, we extend our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of John. While he was not a member of our Detachment, he was a Marine. John, we have your watch. Rest easy. Fair seas and following winds. Until Valhalla. Semper Fi.

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