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Jean Ellen Brown 12/04/12 obit (Photo Supplied) (AP)
Jean E. Brown

Posted on Dec. 4, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

April 28, 1934 - Dec. 1, 2012

MISHAWAKA — Jean Ellen Brown, 78, of Mishawaka, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, following a brief illness.

Jean Ellen was born April 28, 1934, in South Bend to Russell and Margaret (Gooley) Brown.

Survivors include a brother, Duane “Pete” (Sharon) Brown of Mishawaka; sister-in-law Ida Brown of Granger; nephews and a niece, Greg (Sue) Brown, Peter (Denita) Brown, Duanette (Dave) Thompson and Joseph (Brooke) Brown; and great-nephews and great-nieces, Jeana (Troy) Hahn, Thor Brown, Blake Brown, Jordan Brown, Braeden Brown, Cade Brown, Beau Brown, Jasmyn Brown and Crystal Brown; and a great-great nephew, Cael Hahn.

Jean was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Brown, and a great-great-nephew, Olin Hahn.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Visitation also will be from 9:30 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at St. Monica Catholic Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Contributions in Jean’s memory are suggested to the St. Monica Church Sacristy Fund.