Arthur William Brown

Obituary
  • "I remember Art Brown as a very bright, kind, and friendly..."
    - Ann Weldy

Born March 16, 1929, and passed away January 18, 2014, in Sacramento, California, a victim of Parkinson's disease. Art grew up in Walnut Grove in the Sacramento River Delta. He is survived by Jean Helmke Brown, his loving wife of 62 years, his daughter Marjorie Dunn, and grandson Patrick Arthur Dunn of Stockton and brother Dr. Thomas A. Brown (Joyce) of Williamsburg, VA. Predeceasing him were his son William A. (Bill) Brown, son in law Philip Dunn. Art attended Delta schools and Stanford University, where he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity and earned a Block S in swimming. Upon graduation he married Stanford classmate Jean Helmke. After serving with the Eleventh Airborne Division in the Korean War he returned to Walnut Grove where he raised his family, was a partner in Brown & Meyer Insurance Co, a board member of the Bank of Alex Brown, an elder in the Walnut Grove Community Presbyterian Church and an active member in the Walnut Grove Rotary Club. Art was a lifelong member of the Boy Scouts of America. Art dearly loved his family and friends and added great humor to many gatherings. All are invited to a birthday Celebration of Life to be held at the Stockton home of his daughter at noon on Sunday, March 16. Donations may be made in memory of Arthur Brown to Boy Scouts of America, Golden Empire Council, for Camp Robert L. Cole, 251 Commerce Circle, Sacramento, CA 95812, or to a .

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