George F. Brown, 89, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Gibson General Hospital Skilled Care Unit in Princeton, IN.
George was born on Dec. 17, 1918 to Frank and Jessie (White) Brown of Owensville, IN.
He graduated from OwensvilleHigh
the class of 1937, where he was the student manager of the Owensville Kickapoos Basketball Team for 4 years. He graduated from
the IndianaBusinessCollege in Indianapolis, IN. He was employed by the Paul Wright Motor Co. as book
keeper, he was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in FortBranch, he was the Secretary
Treasurer for the Fort Branch Federal Savings and Loan Bank until his
retirement. He was a member of the Fort Branch First United Methodist Church,
where he and Mary Caroline Douglas were united in marriage on July 25, 1943
George was a member of the Evansville Valley Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (32
Degree), Fort Branch Masonic Lodge F&AM # 696, 50 year member of the Fort
Branch Order of Eastern Star # 455, where he was a past Patron He was a member
of the Evansville Hadi Shrine, he also belonged to
the Old Tyme Car Club. George was a Captain in the
U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the Fort Branch VFW Post 2714
and the Haubstadt American Legion post 194.
He is preceded in death his
parents; his wife, Mary C. Brown; a nephew, Michael Brammer;a cousin, Vernon
Garrett; and many, many friends.
George is survived by 2
sisters and their spouses, Flossie (Nelson) Brammer
of Evansville, IN., and Goldia (William) Steiner of
Princeton, IN; a niece, Juoy Steiner (Jim) Williams
of Bloomington, IN; a nephew, Bruce (Linda) Steiner of Princeton, IN; 5 great
nephews, Ryan (Erin) McClain of South Bend, IN, Alan (Carrissa)
McClain of Palmer, Alaska, Matt, Andrew, and Samuel Steiner of Princeton, IN; 2
great nieces, Kristen and Mikayla Steiner of
Princeton, IN; 3 great great nephews, Evan and Colin
McClain of Palmer Alaska; 2 great great nieces, Morgan
McClain of South Bend, IN and Torrey McClain of
Services for George will be
June 30, 2008 at at the Stodghill Funeral
Home located on Hwy. 168 West in Fort Branch, IN, Pastor John Windell will
officiate, burial will be in WalnutHillCemetery in Fort Branch, IN, where the VFW Post # 2714 and American Legion Post #
194 will conduct Military Rites.
Visitation will be on Sunday, June 29,
2008 from until at the funeral home, where the Fort Branch Masonic Lodge # 696 will
conduct Masonic services