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Curtis H. Brown

Curtis Harold Brown, 68, Colgate, ND died peacefully in his home under Hospice care on Friday, October 1, 2004, of cancer. Curt was born May 5, 1936, in Brinsmade, ND, the son of Morris and Lydia (Olson) Brown. He grew up on a farm near Tokio, ND...

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Curtis Harold Brown, 68, Colgate, ND died peacefully in his home under Hospice care on Friday, October 1, 2004, of cancer.

Curt was born May 5, 1936, in Brinsmade, ND, the son of Morris and Lydia (Olson) Brown. He grew up on a farm near Tokio, ND where he attended grade school. He graduated in 1954 from Minnewaukan High School, Minnewaukan, ND where he met his bride, Jacqueline Johnson.

Curt and Jackie were married August 7, 1955 in Minnewaukan, ND. They moved to Colgate, ND where they made their home for the past 49 years. Curt managed the Colgate elevator for 30 years. After many dedicated years with the elevator, he became an insurance agent for Nodak Mutual Insurance Company. He worked for Nodak for 17 years, until his retirement in July of 2004.

Friends and family were very important to Curt. Grandpa Curt loved spending every available moment with his grandkids. If they weren't outdoors playing, laughing and telling jokes, they were inside reading a story together. Special times with Grandpa Curt will be precious memories in everyone's hearts.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie, one daughter, Susan (Scott) Hallstrom, Merriam, KS, and three sons: Russell (Jeanine), Colgate, Patrick (Judy), and Perry (Cammie), both of Hope, ND. One brother, Sidney Brown, Cody, WY and one sister, Judy (Frank) Everding, Roslyn, SD. 15 grandchildren: Evan Lautt, Colgate; Natalie Lautt, Eric and Steven Hallstrom, Merriam, KS; Chelsea, Caitlin, Christine, Austin and Micayla Brown, Colgate; Luke and Lindsay Brown, Fargo; and Cassie, Caleb, Curtis and Ethan Brown, Hope. One great-grandson, Xander Brown, Fargo. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Funeral: 10:30 AM Monday, October 4, 2004 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Page, ND.

Visitation: Sunday, October 3, 2004 from 2-4 PM with a prayer service at 4:00 PM at Colgate Presbyterian Church, Colgate, ND and one hour before the funeral at the Page church

Burial: Page Cemetery, Page, ND.

(Lindsey-Carlson Funeral Home)

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