WAXHAW – Ivan T. Brown, 94, died of natural causes at his home, April 3, 2013. He was born in New Salem, Nova Scotia. The oldest of 4 boys, Ivan was forever proud of his Canadian roots. In the course of his 94 years, Ivan served as a pastor in Nebraska and Illinois, a missionary with his wife, Lily, in Asia, and after her death in Ghana and an elementary school teacher in the Los Angeles area of California. Mr. Brown is survived by two brothers, Barton Brown of Wisconsin and Leon Brown of Nova Scotia; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial services are from 5 to 6 p.m., today, April 19, at Hermon Baptist Church, 9713 Lancaster Highway in Waxhaw. Condolences may be offered at www.gaskinservices.com. Gaskin Services of Matthews, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Apr. 19, 2013