Home News Obituaries Obituaries for the day of January 12, 2012
Obituaries for the day of January 12, 2012
LOCAL FUNERALS AND VISITATIONS
Jan. 13 — Bobbye Robinson, graveside service, 1 p.m., Loveland Funeral Chapel
Jan. 13 — Helen Crossen, memorial services, 2 p.m., First Christian Church, La Grande
Jan. 14 — Dewy Kleng, celebration of life, 1 p.m., Daniels-Knopp
March 3 — Lenore Bigler, celebration of life, 1 to 4 p.m., Powder grange
Gerald R. ‘Jerry’ Brown
Formerly of Enterprise, La Grande
He was born Feb. 9, 1914, to Jim and Jessie Brown in Lewellen, Neb. He had four siblings.
After meeting and marrying Lucille Brown, he embarked on a career as a dairyman and award-winning butter maker.
In 1947, he moved to Enterprise and founded the Wallowa Valley Dairy. He attended, and was active in the First Baptist Church.
In 1960, he sold his dairy business and moved to La Grande and obtained his real estate license.
He then began his second career as a successful real estate agent. In 1980, he moved to Clackamas, where he retired.
He is survived by three children, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the Kaiser Northwest Hospice.