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Thomas R. Brown

Thomas R. Brown

Thomas R. Brown, 68, of Moorhead, MN, died on Friday, October 27, 2017, in his home.

Tom was born January 26, 1949, the son of Robert and Dorothy (Recher) Brown in Park Rapids, MN. Tom graduated from Park Rapids High School in 1967, and later graduated from Moorhead State University Moorhead.

He went to work for the City of Moorhead from 1973 until 1987. On October 13, 1983, Tom was united in marriage to Betty Broderick in Moorhead. In 1987, he joined the Moorhead Public Service where he worked until his retirement in 2012. After retirement, Tom and Betty enjoyed spending their time on Owl Lake in the summer and Florida in winter. Tom's greatest love was his family, but his greatest joy was to play a round of golf.

Tom is survived by his wife of 34 years, Betty; sons, Michael (Mandy) Brown, Aberdeen, SD, and Steven (Amanda) Brown, Moorhead; grandchildren, Jack, Ella and Spencer; brother, Bob (Brenda) Brown, Lutz, FL; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sue; and nephew, Nathan.

Memorials may be directed to the ALS Association or Hospice of the Red River Valley.

A Gathering of Friends for Tom will be one hour prior to his memorial service. His Memorial Service will be Friday, November 3, 2017, at 3:00 PM, in Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead

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(Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN)