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105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293

Howard Brown



  Visitation: Tuesday June 12, 4 to 9 PM
                    Wednesday June 13, 8 to 10:15 AM

  Services:  Wednesday June 13, 2007 - 10:30 AM
                    St. Mary Catholic Church, Trenton


Howard E. Brown 85 of Trenton died Saturday June 9, 2007 at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland 

He was born May 25, 1922 in Ft. Benning GA to Howard S. and Ellen (Culver) Brown: they preceded him in death

 He married Bea Layton October 26, 1946 in Brewer, MO: she preceded him in death April 25, 2004

Also preceded in death by a grandson Robert Moffatt Jr., brothers Wilfred, Morgan and Richard Brown, a sister Betty Pych

Surviving are sons Steven (Susan) Brown of Union, MO, James (Karen) Brown of Trenton, Thomas (Susan) Brown of Sterling VA, Michael (Lisa) Brown of O’Fallon, Robert Brown of New Baden

 Daughters Christine (Larry) Wilson of Waterloo, Mary Jakel of Highland, Ann (Daniel) Ritzheimer of Edwardsville, Susan Moffat of Trenton 

21 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren

 A brother David (Judy) Brown of Houston, TX

 Sisters Anna Jean (Ron) Case of Sarasota, FL, Iris Paul of Farmington, MO

 Mr. Brown was a retired Chief Warrant Officer USAF, having served 28 years as an aircraft maintenance officer in North Africa and Italy in WWII and later in the Korea and Vietnam Conflicts. Among medals and awards he received the Bronze Star, Air Force Commendation, and Army Commendation. He was also employed for 16 years at McDonnell Aircraft Company in St. Louis, MO.

 Member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Trenton, 99th Bomb Group Historical Society, Retired Officers Association, St. Mary Men’s Sodality and Trenton Senior Citizens 

Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday June 13, 2007 at 10:30 am at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton. Interment St. Mary cemetery

Visitation will be held on Tuesday June 12 from 4 to 9 Pm and Wednesday June 13 from 8 to 10:15 am at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton 

Memorials can be made to St. Mary Church of American Heart Association and will be receive at the funeral home                                     



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