D. Jonathan Brown
ATHENS - D. Jonathan Brown, 58, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Ronda; children, Benjamin (wife, Jill) Brown and Lindsay of California, Braden and Kalyn Brown of Athens; grandchildren, Ashlyn and Lydia Brown of California; father, Donald D. Brown of Chicago, IL; sister, Donnette (husband, Chuck) Gatschenberger of Lake St. Louis, MO; and nieces, Amy, Darla, and Megan Gatschenberger of Lake St. Louis, MO.
Jonathan is preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Jeanette Brown.
He was born February 3, 1954, in South Bend, Indiana, the son of Donald and Evelyn (Beghtel) Brown.
Jonathan married Ronda Charles on March 19, 1993, in Petersburg, Illinois.
He worked for IBEW, AT&T, and SBC and retired from SBC in May of 2012.
Jonathan graduated from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois with a Bachelor's Degree.
He enjoyed fishing in his spare time.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, from 11:00 AM until time of funeral services at 1:00 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL. Rev. Robert Gebhardt officiating.
Burial will be held at Joel Hall Cemetery in Athens, IL immediately following the funeral services.
Memorials can be made to Children's Miracle Network, 800 E. Carpenter St., Springfield IL 62702. Condolences can be sent online at www.mottand-henning.com.