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Frederick N. Brown

 
November 22, 1942 - February 16, 2019
 

Frederick N. Brown, 76, of Springfield died at 5:15 pm, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born November 22, 1942 in Lovington, IL to Cecil C. and Pearl (Benton) Brown. He married Mona Mahan on November, 6, 2017 and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Lisa (James) Jackson of Springfield; one son, Steve (Aurora) Hamilton of Springfield; one step daughter, Diana (Chuck) Weihenmeyer of Springfield; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty (Harold) Smith of Blue Mound, IL; one brother, John Brown of Niantic and several nieces and nephews that he was very close to.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Ronald Lee Brown; two brothers, Chuck and Homer Brown; and two sisters, Ruby Spears and Dorothy Dugan.

Fred was a United States Army Veteran, serving in the 82nd Airborne Division as a parachute rigger from 1960-1963.

He worked as a journeyman carpenter with Carpenter’s Local 270 Union for 38 years until his retirement.

Fred was a member of the DAV and Chatham VFW. He also enjoyed fishing and stock car racing.

Visitation: 5-7 pm, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.

Funeral Service: 12:30 pm, Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with Pastor Bennie Fisher officiating.

Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

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