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Jack A. Brown

Portage - ack A. Brown, of Portage, formerly of Plainwell and Vicksburg, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021 at the age of 91. Jack was born on July 24, 1929 in Dayton, Ohio. He was the son of Sabert and Leslie (Truitt) Brown. On January 4, 1949 Jack married the love of his life, Ethlyn Miller and together they had three children: Janet, Lois, and Bill. Jack worked for over 40 years in Parchment for KVP as a machinist. In his spare time, he loved to fish at his lake cottage. He also enjoyed bowling, golf, hunting and sports in general. Jack’s family will remember him as loving, mellow, humble, social and an overall friendly person. Jack and Ethlyn have had a special friendship with Bud and Marilyn Bekken for over 70 years. Jack is survived by his wife of 72 years, Ethlyn; three children: Janet (Warren) Wright, of Vicksburg; Lois (Derry) Sanford, of Vicksburg; Bill (Cindy) Brown, of Plainwell; six grandchildren: Laura (Mike), Doug (Chad), Thomas (Beth), Jacob (Bethany), Jodi (Dennis), Chad; 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother. Jack has been cremated and services are currently being postponed until summer. Those who wish may make contributions to the Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan. Arrangements by
McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Home
409 South Main Street,
Vicksburg, MI 49097 269-649-1697
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McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Home