Edna Elizabeth (Petre) Brown

November 13, 1930 ~ June 10, 2021 (age 90)

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Edna Elizabeth Brown, 90, of Freemont, IN passed away at 12:10 a.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at her home. She was born on November 13, 1930 in Hamilton, IN to Leonard Jacob & Edna Mae (Rogers) Petre.

She attended Hamilton High School and lived most of life in the Angola / Hamilton area except for a brief time in Goshen. She was married on November 27, 1948 in Angola, IN to John Brown who preceded her April 1988. She was a homemaker and formerly worked at a wire factory in Hamilton.

She formerly attended the Assembly of God Church in Angola.

She is survived by:

2 Daughters – Marlene (Robert) Snyder of Angola and Charlene (Granville) Joseph of Fremont

Son – Tyler Brown of Mishawaka

14 Grand, 43 Gt. grand, and 17 Gt. Gt. Grandchildren

2 Sisters – Zora Robinette of Fort Wayne & Katie Suddith of Michigan

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter – Elizabeth Knuckles, son – Clifford Brown, 4 sisters - Dorothy Bienz, Doris Cummings, Emmy Summy, and Lois Beavers,  brother – Leonard “Jake” Petre, and half-brother - Ellis Reeder.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date in the South Scott Cemetery in Angola. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.


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