Mildred J. 'Millie' Brown

Mildred J. "Millie" Brown, 89, of Fort Wayne, and a native of Huntington, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Emeritus Senior Living.

Mrs. Brown was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and a former member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne.

She was born July 28, 1924, in Huntington to Harry and Louise Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Richard M. Brown, in 1984.

Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia (Ken) Thiele, of Alexandria, MN, and Julie (Mark) Braun, of Fort Wayne; a son, Steven (Teresa) Brown, of Chicago, IL; a sister, Dorothy Whitehurst, of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Calling Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a service following at 1 p.m., at Messiah Lutheran Church, 7211 Stellhorn Rd., Fort Wayne. Rev. Timothy Graham will officiate. Burial will be at Covington Memorial Gardens.

Memorial gifts may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church or Heartland Hospice.

E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, is in charge of arrangements.