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Richard "Dick" L. Brown

November 6, 1938 ~ June 27, 2019 (age 80)

Richard “Dick” L. Brown of Eaton Rapids,

Passed away June 27, 2019 at the age of 80. Dick was born on November 6, 1938 in Lansing to Wallace and Flossie (Hyder) Brown. He served his country proudly with the U.S. Marine Corps. Dick was a member of the Wesleyan Church and enjoyed collecting non-fiction historical books, fishing and traveling. He married Jean on May 20, 1995 in Eaton Rapids.

Dick is survived by his wife Bertha “Jean” Brown; daughters, Sandra and Bonnie Brown; 2 grandchildren; sister-in-law, Doreen Brown; several nieces and nephews, and special friend, Todd Peltier. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harold, James, Charles and Bruce Brown; sister, Janet Brown.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday July 13, 2019 with Military Honors at the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel, 518 S. Main Street, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827. Visitation will take place from 1-2 pm. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lansing or Parkinson’s Foundation. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel. Online condolences may be placed at,                          

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