Roger Lee Brown, 67

Roger Lee Brown, 67, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at Elkhart General Hospital.

Roger was born June 5, 1950, in Harrisburg, Ark., to Alton and Catherine (Waldo) Brown. He married Marietta Ivins who preceded him in death Dec. 8, 2012.

He was also preceded in death by his parents and one sibling Tommy Brown and one brother-in-law Steve VanderHoff.

Surviving are three children, Nanette Brown, Reuben (Michelle) Brown and Catherine Hawkins; five grandchildren, Zachary, Shelby, Dillon, Luke and Marlee. Also surviving are three siblings, Sandra (Rick) Gilman, Dan Sanders and Patsy Brown; sister-in-law Nanette VanderHoff; several nephews and nieces, including one special niece, Jennifer Falcone; and numerous cousins.

Roger was a proud United States Army veteran who served in Vietnam; he loved his country and his family.

In his spare time, he enjoyed watching football and spending time with his family.

He will be remembered as an amazing dad and the world’s greatest grandpa.

A celebration of life service will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please give donations to any veteran’s charity.


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