R. Duncan BrownApril 26, 1928 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 89)
R. Duncan Brown 89
Rockford, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 following a short illness. Born April 26, 1928 in Rockford to Charles and Alice (Whaling) Brown. Married Mary Elizabeth (Mary Beth) Hocker in Rockford on August 16, 1952. Dunc was in management for National Lock Company for 26 years in various positions of managing with increased responsibility. Member of Masonic Lodge Star in the East #166; Valley of Freeport Scottish Rite Bodies; Tebala Shrine Center serving as Potentate in 1976; Rockford Court #69 Royal Order of Jesters; served on the board of S.C.O.R.E both locally and nationally; Past President of United Way; former board member of Rockford Girl Scouts Council and Rockford Goodwill Industries; he was appoint by the Imperial Shrine International to serve on the Donors Relations Committee.
Survivors include: son, David Brown of Kingston, PA; daughters, Lynn (Partick) Stubblebine of Cincinnati, OH. and Betsy (Mark) North of North Bradenton, FL.; grandchildren, Bridget and Britany Brown, Michael, Andrew and Scott Stubblebine, Dalton and Blair North; predecease by his parents and wife Mary Beth in 2014.
Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018 in Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2821 North Bell School Road and services at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Gertrude Hammeke, officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Shriners Hospitals for Children c/o Tebala Shrine Center, 7910 Newberg Rd, Rockford, IL 61108.
Arrangements by Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd, 6825 Weaver Rd. To leave a condolence or light a candle, please go to www.alkfunerals.com
Shriners Hospitals for Children
c/o 7910 Newburg Road, Roockford IL 61110