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Claude E Brown

December 3, 1923 ~ December 7, 2017 (age 94)

Claude E. Brown, 94, of Winchester, IN passed away Thursday afternoon, December 7, 2017 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital of Muncie, IN. He was born December 3, 1923 in Winchester, IN the son of Fred and Agnes (Davis) Brown. He was a 1941 graduate of Lynn High School. He honorably served in the US Army during WWII.

Claude was a lifelong farmer in Randolph County. He retired in 1979 after 33 years with Anchor Glass of Winchester, IN.

He leaves to cherish his memory a wife, Jennie; a daughter, Connie Smith of Indianapolis, IN; four grandchildren; five step grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and three step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a wife, Martha L. (Hiatt) Brown; a son, Michael Brown; two sisters, Madge Kalber and Margaret Reed.

A service to celebrate Claude’s life will be 12 noon Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Thornburg Memorial Chapel of Parker City, IN. Burial will follow in Fountain Park Cemetery of Winchester, IN. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 10 a.m. to service time on Wednesday, December 13th at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Journey Home, 325 S. Oak St. Winchester, IN 47394. Online condolences may be expressed at

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