Brown, John Clement

John C. Brown passed peacefully at the Souris Personal Care Home on January 9, 2015.  He was 96 years old.  He was born the youngest of 6 children in 1918, raised in the Hayfield/Carroll district and lived there until 1956 when he moved to a farm 3 miles west of Souris.  John farmed there and drove school bus until their retirement to Souris in 1986.

In 1947, he married Zayda Lytle of High Bluff, Manitoba and together raised a family of 4 sons.

John is survived by his sons Doug (Winnipeg), Don (Calla) of Winnipeg, Murray (MaryAnne) of Lethbridge, Ivan(Okotoks), 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

John was interested in family activities, most sports, loved to dance and took in most livestock exhibitions around the province.  He loved the Brandon winter fair.

John was predeceased by his wife Zayda (1991) and his siblings Charlie, Wilfred, Mary Buscarlet, Harold, and Anne Swan.

Family would like to express their gratitude to Dr Stone and the entire staff at the Souris Personal Care Home for their kindness and professionalism while providing care for John during his 4 year stay.

Funeral services were held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on January 13, 2015 with a private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of John, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Activity Fund c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

8 thoughts on “Brown, John Clement”

  1. Was sorry to read of your dad’s passing this morning. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  2. We extend our deepest sympathy to Doug, Don, Murray, Ivan and your families on the passing of your dear father, John.

  3. Sincere sympathy . I really enjoyed visiting with your Dad while at the Victoria Park Lodge..

  4. Condolences to all the Brown family on the passing of your Dad.
    Thoughts and prayers for you all.

  5. My condolences to all the boys on John’s passing. I am reminded of a great hockey dad who spent a lot of time at the rink watching his sons play hockey.All the best toDoug,Don,Murray and Ivan.

  6. Doug, Don, Murray, Ivan and Families
    Sincere sympathy to you all. We always enjoyed our visits with your Dad. He had lots of interesting stories. We did not know of his passing until the day after the funeral. We would liked to have been there to have a visit and pay our respects.

    Connie & Grant Moffatt

  7. Our hearts and thoughts are with you during this time of grieving. Please know that you are not alone in remembering a truly wonderful person that meant so much to so many.
    Sincerely Long time Friends of the Family
    Margie, David, and Marilyn Janz and Families

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