Howard Brown

Howard Brown

Des Moines

Howard, 79, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013. He was born January 13, 1934 to Floyd and Willie Mae Brown in Oktaha, Oklahoma.

He graduated from East High School in 1953. He then went on to Drake University. Howard served proudly in the United States Navy as Chief Petty Officer. He was employed as Chief of Building Management at the VA.

He is survived by his loving wife, Evelyn; sister, Mildred (Eugene) White; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held, 10 a.m., Monday, August 5, 2013 at Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church, 1552 Maple Street, Des Moines. Burial to follow at 2 p.m., Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, Iowa. Friends may visit with family from 9 to 10 a.m., Monday, August 5, 2013 at the Church.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the family in loving memory of Howard.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 4, 2013