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Edward L. Brown

September 22, 1919 December 24, 2018
Edward L. Brown
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Obituary for Edward L. Brown

Edward L. Brown, age 99, a longtime resident of Plainfield, IL, passed away on December 24, 2018 at Presence St Joseph Medical Center, Joliet. He was born on September 22, 1919 in Plainfield, IL.

Ed is survived by his beloved wife of 76 years, Helen, nee David; his loving children, David (Linda) Brown of Lockport, IL; Terry (Kathy) Brown of Plainfield, IL, and Janet (Mike Nieuwenhuis) Brown of Joliet, IL; his cherished grandchildren, Ryan (fiance Lisa Danielczyk-Heniff) Brown, Joshua (Megan) Brown, Erin (Tina Farrington) Brown, Nicholas Brown and Carrie Brown; his adored great-grandchildren, Thomas Beau and Millie Brown, Aidan and Delanie Heniff, and Alexis Liker; his dear brother, Franklin (Pat) Brown of Plainfield, IL; his loving caregivers, Gina and Nadia; as well as his nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Blanche Brown; his siblings, Lloyd (the late Phyllis) Brown, Russell (Doris) Brown and Fern (the late Herschel) Green.

Ed was a graduate of Plainfield High School, Class of 1938. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was honorably discharged. He began his lifelong career with Illinois Bell Telephone and retired as a Supervisor in 1978. Ed was a very active member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was a member of the Plainfield Historical Society and the Plainfield American Legion Marne Post #13. Ed was a devoted Chicago Cubs fan, card player and an avid bowler (three times a week until October of 2018). Ed will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 28, 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Routes 30 & 59, Plainfield. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 29, 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow at the Plainfield Township Cemetery.


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Visitation

Friday

28

Dec

4:00 PM 12/28/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Dec

11:00 AM 12/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Plainfield Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

15408 South Joliet Road
Plainfield, IL 60544

15408 South Joliet Road Plainfield 60544 IL
United States
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