Mildred J. 'Millie' Brown

Mildred J. "Millie" Brown, 89, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Oct. 13, at Emeritus Senior Living, Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne.

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

She was born July 28, 1924, in Huntington, to Harry and Louise Miller. She married Richard M. Brown. He preceded her in death 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.

A funeral service was held Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Messiah Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. Rev. Timothy Graham officiated. Burial was in the Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne.

Preferred memorials are to Messiah Lutheran Church or Heartland Hospice.