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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 17 October 1949
Obituary of SAMUEL GUY BROWN
(my grandfather)

Samuel Guy, son of Morrison and Julia Ann BROWN, was born near Waverly, IL, June 1, 1880 and passed away at Haddam, KS, Oct 17, 1949 at the age of 69 years, 4 months and 16 days.

He came to Kansas when a young man and was united in marriage to Minnie A. BOWER, Sept 7. 1889. To this union six children were born, Mrs. Modenia (Dot) HAVERTY, of Holdrege, NE; Mrs. Marie GREEN of Champion, NE, Morris (Bub) L. BROWN,
Washington, KS; Laurene (Sis) of the home, Mrs. Ruth BENNETT, Seattle, WA; and Mrs. Marge LaGREE of Newton, KS.

He professed his faith and was baptized at the Baptist Church at Blocker. He has spent his entire married life in or near Haddam, where he was widely known as an
auctioneer and had a large circle of friends.

His wife, passed away June 3, 1946 and his parents, three brothers, Elmer, Darwin and Charles, preceded him in death.

He leaves to mourn his passing, six children, thirteen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, five brothers; Luther of Goleta, CA; Edward of Hermosa Beach, CA; Harry, Roland and Fred of Loami, IL, and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held at Haddam Methodist church Friday at 2:00 pm officiated by the Rev. J. Holland VERNON. Interment was in Hickory Grove Cemetery at Blocker. The I.O.O.F Lodge conducted the final rites at the grave.

Those from a distance who came were Mr. and Mrs. Zaney SIMS, Springfield, IL; Mr. and Mrs. Fred BROWN, Loami, IL; Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy HAVERTY and Dee, Holdrege, NE; Mrs. Clark GREEN Champion, NE; Mr. and Mrs. Ellis LaGREE, Newtown, KS; Mr. and Mrs. Jerold GREEN, Sandy and Jeanie, Imperial, NE; Mr. and Mrs. June MOORE, Joyce and Buddy, Johnson, NE; Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne GREEN and Keith; Gothenburg, NE; Mr. and Mrs.
Harold THOMAS, Clay Center, NE; Mr. and Mrs. Jack TUMA, Mahaska, KS; Mr. and Mrs. John ELLIOTT and Basil, Morrowville, KS. Mr. and Mrs. George THOMAS, Gary and Danny, Morrowville, KS, Dr. Robert THOMAS, Marysville, KS; Mr. Lyle GREEN, Belleville, KS; Miss Donna BROWN, Cheyenne Wells, CO.
(Thank You card from the Family)

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines


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