Scott R. Brown

Scott R. Brown

Attica - Scott Russell Brown, 85, Attica, passed away at the Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN, on Sunday, October 27, 2013.

Scott was born in McKendree Township, near Georgetown, IL, on June 9, 1928. He was the son of the late Russell James and Alda (Scott) Brown. Scott was raised in Georgetown and graduated from Georgetown High School in 1946. He attended Evanston Collegiate Institute.

Scott formerly worked in East Chicago, IN, for 25 years at Youngstown Sheet and Tube Steel Company, later called LTV.

Scott's hobbies included working on computers and studying genealogy. He also enjoyed square dancing and round dancing.

On June 27, 1949, Scott married Etsutko Matsuo in Chicago, IL. She preceded him in death on May 10, 1972. Scott later married Linda L. (Alward) Short on April 17, 1994 in Attica, IN. She survives.

Scott leaves behind his wife, Linda of Attica; three sons, Scott Richard (Drena) Brown, North Augusta, SC; Clifford (Sue) Brown, Lowell, IN; Terry Brown, San Francisco, CA; a stepdaughter, Lori (Brent) Miller, Bloomington, IN; a sister, Arlene (Dean) Rusmisel, Kendallville, IN; four grandchildren, Dee Dee (Scott) Griggs, Amy Nichole (Kevin) Thompson, Kylie and Hayden Miller; three great-grandchildren, Maddie Lynn Griggs and Scotty Griggs; Trista Lynn Thompson. He was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Brown.

Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Tuesday, October 29th, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 30th, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Don Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens, Schererville, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, or the .

Condolences may be sent online to

Funeral Home

Maus Funeral Home Inc
704 Council St Attica, IN 47918
(765) 764-4418

Published in the Journal & Courier from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2013