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Robert W. "Bob" Brown, 87, of Danville, died Oct. 23, 2016, at his son's home in Menominee Falls, WI. Bob was born Aug. 18, 1929, in Avon, IN, to Horace Lee and Margarite (Strong) Brown. He was a 1948 graduate of Avon High School. Bob married Esther Grinnewald in 1951. He was an elevator installer for Otis Elevators in Indianapolis for many years, was a commercial and residential carpet cleaner for Guarantee Carpet Company and was an Indiana State Inspector of elevator and commercial rides.
Bob had been an active member of Bartlett Chapel United Methodist Church in Avon. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 29, at Weaver & Randolph Funeral Home, Danville, with visitation at 11 a.m. until time of service.
Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Plainfield.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Esther; children Debra Sue Wilson of Lakeland, FL., Janel Carol Rousch of Indianapolis and Doug Brown of Menominee Falls, WI. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by a grandson, Bobby Lee Brown, and a brother, Don Brown.
Online guestbook at WeaverandRandolphfuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 25, 2016
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