Obituary Details

Roland "Brownie" J. Brown

(03/19/1928 - 01/16/1984)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 01/19/1984

Funeral Notice

Services for R. J. "Brownie" Brown, 55, of Torrington, will be Thursday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church in Torrington with Rev. J. E. Moroney officiating. Interment will follow in Lusk cemetery at 12:30 p.m. with graveside military services conducted by the Torrington Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mr. Brown died Monday, Jan. 16. The Rosary will be recited Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church. Memorials may be directed to St. Rose Catholic Church or the Senior Friendship Center.

The Lusk Herald
January 26, 1984
R.J. Brown

Services for R. J. "Brownie" Brown, age 55, of Torrington, will be held Thursday, Jan. 19, 1884 at 10 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church with Reverend J. E. Moroney officiating. Interment will be in Lusk Cemetery, Lusk, with graveside military services by the Paul A. Johnston Post 2918 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Torrington.

The Rosary will be recited Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church. Memorials may be directed to St. Rose Catholic Church or the Senior Friendship Center.

Mr. Brown died at Community Hospital Monday, Jan. 16, 1984. He was born at Wray, Colo. March 19, 1928, and lived various places with his family. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1947 and later served in the Air Force.

He married Patricia Ann Geiser in Denver, Colo. April 17, 1949. The couple moved to Lusk where they lived for seven years.

He joined the Wyoming Highway Patrol in 1957, and was stationed in Rock Springs, Douglas and Laramie. He moved to Torrington in 1976 and retired in 1982 as a Sargent.

He was elected Justice of the Peace for Goshen County beginning his term in January 1983.

He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, St. Rose Men's Club, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and Kiwanis.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia of Torrington, four sons, Bruce of Cheyenne, Stephen Randall of Denver and Bryan and Kevin of Torrington; two daughters, Victoria of Cheyenne and Pamela of Torrington; a brother, Virgil of Denver; two sisters, Mary Gunther of Nampa, Idaho and Bea Raite of Denver and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and five sisters.

The Colyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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