April 11, 1933 - Jan. 18, 2013
Rose M. Brown, age 79, of Delphos passed away Friday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born on April 11, 1933, in Delphos to Leonard and Edna (Gremling) Klier, who preceded her in death.
On July 14, 1951, she married Carl E. “Bus” Brown, who died on May 4, 2009.
Survivors include her children; five sons, Jim (Shelly) Brown of Van Wert, Joe (Vickie) Brown of Troy, Jay (Lauri) Brown of Delphos, Joel (Lori) Brown of Delphos and Jamie (Robin) Brown of Sidney; one daughter, Jayne Midtgard of Delphos; three sisters, Betty Osting and Molly Franklin of Delphos and Pat Clemens of Oakwood; six grandchildren, Duane, Ariann, Jacob, Mathew, Shelbi and Libbi; and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, John Brown; and brother, Leonard “Buddy” Klier.
Mrs. Brown retired from Orbitron. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 191 in Spencerville.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Reverend Gary Fish officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Friends and family may call from 2-8 p.m. on Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.