Obituary: Franklin E. Brown – October 18, 1919 ~ February 25, 2010 |

Obituary: Franklin E. Brown – October 18, 1919 ~ February 25, 2010

Franklin E. Brown passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Montrose Memorial Hospital in Montrose, Colorado. He was 90 years of age.

A Memorial Service will be held on March 3, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Mesa View Mortuary ~ Cemetery, Delta, Colorado. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Kremmling Cemetery, Kremmling, Colorado.

Franklin E. Brown was born on October 18, 1919 to the late Emery and Helen (Adams) Brown in Kremmling, Colorado. He spent his childhood in Kremmling, Colorado and resided there for 40 years. Frank also resided in South Dakota; Eckert, Colorado; and Montrose, Colorado.

On January 1, 1944, Franklin married Margaret Mugrage. Franklin and Margaret had the honor and privilege of sharing over 53 years of love and marriage together. Margaret preceded him in death April of 1997.

Mr. Brown loved his horses and he was a true rancher at heart.

Mr. Brown is survived by his daughter, Fran Gustin of Fort Fairfield, Maine; four grandchildren: Jennifer Watterson of Montrose, Colorado; Bryan Gustin of Anchorage, Alaska; Donnie Skinner of Parker, Colorado and Dwain Skinner of Arvada, Colorado; seven great-great grandchildren and a sister, Dorothy Uhl of Oregon

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Brown; parents, Emery and Helen Brown; daughter, Helen Rose; son, Emery; and 2 sisters, Lillian and Martha.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, Colorado 81402.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Mesa View Mortuary ~ Cemetery of Delta, Colorado.

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