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Frederic Brown July 20, 1936 - January 26, 2024

Frederic Ellsworth Brown

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Fred passed away peacefully on Friday, January 26, 2024.  Dear husband of Carole Ann Brown for 65 years; dear father of Fred Brown, Clayton (Jill) Brown, and Betsy Brown; dear grandfather of Cameron (Madison) Brown, Hunter (Lauren Neighbors) Brown, and Parker Brown; dear brother of Anita Bartell, Charles Brown, and Martha Doran.

Fred was born in St. Louis. He lived a short time in Memphis before moving to St. Louis.  He was a graduate of Chaminade College Prep and Washington U, St. Louis. He was an inspiration to everyone he met and will be missed by many.

Our heartfelt thanks to the Step-down Unit 490 at Mercy for the care and friendship they gave to both Fred and our family.

 Services:  Visitation and Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, May 18th at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 1510 Bopp Road, Des Peres, MO  63131.  Visitation at 9:00 a.m. with the Memorial Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated to One Classroom, P.O. Box 221447, St. Louis, MO 63122, or to Meds & Food for Kids, Suite 355, 8050 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO 63119.

Visitation and Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, May 18th at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 1510 Bopp Road, Des Peres, MO  63131.  Visitation at 9:00 a.m. with the Memorial Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated to One Classroom, P.O. Box 221447, St. Louis, MO 63122, or to Meds & Food for Kids, Suite 355, 8050 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO 63119.

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    St. Charles Trading says

    To the Brown Family and all at IFPC, St. Charles Trading sends our condolences. Mr. Brown was a important part of St. Charles Trading’s beginnings, and our founder Bill Manns’ life. He will be missed. Wishing your family peace.

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    St. Charles Trading says

    To the Brown Family, St. Charles Trading sends our condolences. Mr. Brown was a important part of St. Charles Trading’s beginnings, and our founder Bill Mann’s life. He will be missed. Wishing your family peace.

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    Anonymous says

    To the Brown family
    Mrs Brown, Freddie, Clay and Bets
    I am truly sorry for your loss. Your dad will be missed dearly.
    Thanksgiving at the Brown house will never be the same.

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    Anonymous says

    I was saddened to see your dad had passed away. He was such an honorable man, kind, generous and loved by all the people who knew him. I loved working for him for 27 years. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Kathy Goettelmann

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