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James Edward Brown

March 26, 1945 - August 4, 2010
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James "Jim" Edward Brown, aged 65, of Lansing, MI, walked on Wednesday, August 4, 2010. He passed away at home surrounded by family and friends, and in the loving arms of his wife, Evelyn Brown. He is the son of the late Lucille Savich of Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Jim was born in Sault Ste. Marie, MI on March 26, 1945. He was very proud of his Chippewa heritage. He was a loving husband and family man. He enjoyed spending time with his devoted wife and sitting outdoors by the fire, talking with friends, family and his pets Buddy, Kadayugause, Dora, Smokey and Lucky Bucky. He was a proud Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served two...
James "Jim" Edward Brown, aged 65, of Lansing, MI, walked on Wednesday, August 4, 2010. He passed away at home surrounded by family and friends, and in the loving arms of his wife, Evelyn Brown. He is the son of the late Lucille Savich of Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Jim was born in Sault Ste. Marie, MI on March 26, 1945. He was very proud of his Chippewa heritage. He was a loving husband and family man. He enjoyed spending time with his devoted wife and sitting outdoors by the fire, talking with friends, family and his pets Buddy, Kadayugause, Dora, Smokey and Lucky Bucky.

He was a proud Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served two tours of duty 1964-1965. He was a lifetime member of VFW 6132 and American Legion 40-8. He was an auto worker at Oldsmobile where he retired in 1999 following 33 years of service.

He is survived by his loving wife Evelyn of the home, son James E. Brown, Jr. of Lillington, NC; son Jerry Brown of Muskegon, MI; son Christopher Brown and wife Sheila of Raleigh NC; son Jeff Brown of Muskegon, MI; son Donnie Nurnberger of Tampa, FL; daughter Vicki and husband Brian Katko of Dansville, MI; son Timothy Brown and wife Karina of Lansing, MI; daughter Cassie Baeshke and partner Leah Fenwick of Ravenna, MI; son Jay Linn of the home; Daughter Susie McCoulum of Cadillac, MI; daughter Angie Brown; and son James A. Brown. He is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Jim had numerous friends that he leaves behind, among them George Claxton, who was by his side at the end.

Family will receive friends at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home 900 East Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI on Thursday, August 5, 2010 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Memorial Services will be held August 6, 2010 at 10:00 am. Interment Ceremonies will take place Monday, August 9, 2010 at 1:00pm at Fort Custer National Cemetery 15501 Dickman Road Augusta, MI 49012.

"My youngest daughter told me, "I'm sorry about your Dad, mommy, I can't stop thinking about it. He was my best friend". Her eyes were brimming with tears,..." Vicki Katko (MI)

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