John E. Brown
Masonic rites for John Brown
Masonic rites were held for John E. Brown, 62, a former Niobrara resident at the Arlington Chapel in Riverside, Calif., Feb. 10. Burial was in Olivewood Cemetery, Riverside.
John E. Brown was born August 13, 1913, in Edgemont, S.D. to Elmer J. Brown and Mary E. Hogg. He grew up on his father's ranch on Lance Creek in Niobrara County, 37 miles east of Edgemont. He attended school in Edgemont and Denver, Colo.
During the Second World War he went to Venice, Calif., where he worked as tool and dye maker and an electrician for Associated Pacific, an airplane factory owned by his cousin Vernon Brown. He returned to Lusk after breaking both legs in an accident at the plant.
In 1953 he went back to California where he met Arleen Bolivar, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Bolivar of Boston, Mass. They were married at Santa Monica, August 30, 1954. A son, John E. Jr. was born August 21, 1955, at Culliver City, Calif.
Survivors are his widow; his son; and four sisters, Mrs. Inez Zurcher of Omaha, Neb., Mrs. Berniece Bird, Dayton, Mrs. Gladys Rigg, Denver, Colo. and Mrs. Grace Bancroft, Cheyenne.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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