The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


October 29, 2013

Scott R. Brown

ATTICA, Ind. — Scott Russell Brown, 85, Attica, passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.

Scott was born in McKendree Township, near Georgetown, Ill., on June 9, 1928. He was the son of the late Russell James and Alda (Scott) Brown.

Scott was raised in Georgetown and graduated from Georgetown High School in 1946. He attended Evanston Collegiate Institute. Scott formerly worked in East Chicago for 25 years at Youngstown Sheet and Tube Steel Company, later called LTV.

Scott’s hobbies included working on computers and studying genealogy. He also enjoyed square dancing and round dancing.

On June 27, 1949, Scott married Etsutko Matsuo in Chicago. She preceded him in death on May 10, 1972. Scott later married Linda L. (Alward) Short on April 17, 1994 in Attica. She survives.

Scott leaves behind his wife, Linda of Attica; three sons, Scott Richard (Drena) Brown, North Augusta, S.C., Clifford (Sue) Brown, Lowell, and Terry Brown of San Francisco, Calif.; a step-daughter, Lori (Brent) Miller of Bloomington, Ind.; a sister, Arlene (Dean) Rusmisel of Kendallville; four grandchildren, Dee Dee (Scott) Griggs, Amy Nichole (Kevin) Thompson, Kylie and Hayden Miller; and three great-grandchildren, Maddie Lynn Griggs and Scotty Griggs, and Trista Lynn Thompson.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Brown.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica. Services will begin at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the funeral home with the Rev. Don Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens, Schererville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Condolences may be sent on line to

Text Only
  • OBIT CN 04-16 SANDERS, Merret photo Merret B. Sanders CATLIN -- Merret B. Sanders, 90, of Catlin passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. He was born June 25, 1923, in Keenes, Ill., to Ray and Zelma Sanders. He married Frances R. Logan on June 12, 1949, in rural L

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • David (Digger) O'Dell David (Digger) O'Dell passed away at home on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the age of 60. Born May 15, 1953, David lived in Danville, Ill., until moving to Covington, La., in 2004. He was an employee of Covington Super Wal-Mart, and formerly employed by

    April 16, 2014

  • OBIT CN 04-16 Tinder L photo Lea Tinder DANVILLE -- Lea Tinder, 71, of Alvin, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014. She was born Nov. 3, 1942, in Danville, the daughter of Albert and Peg Rusk Lyons. She married Gerald Lee Reese on April 21, 1959, in Danville. He has since preceded her in dea

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lillian Lucille Totheroh Lillian Lucille Totheroh, 89, of Wellington, passed away at 3:27 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Heritage Manor Rehabilitation & Senior Living in Hoopeston. She was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Tab, Ind., the daughter of Ray and Inez (McCormick) Lucas. Sh

    April 16, 2014

  • OBIT CN 04-16 Steward V photo Vickie Lyn Steward COVINGTON, Ind. -- Vickie Lyn Steward, 46, of Covington, Ind., passed away at 7:45 p.m. EDT Sunday, April 13, 2014, at I.U. Medical Center in Indianapolis. She was born June 1, 1967, in Indianapolis to Jack and Essie Glen Winter. She married Keith St

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT CN 04-16 Miller S photo Sandra Marlene (Lamb) Miller Sandra Marlene (Lamb) Miller, 66, of Georgetown, passed away at 10:35 a.m., April 13, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. She was born March 29, 1948, in Great Bend, Kan., the daughter of Elwin 'Pete' and Bessie (Novok) Lamb. She was wed to L

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT Pic Hunter Ellis Hunter Jr. Ellis Hunter Jr., 82, of Danville, went to be with the Lord at 9:30 a.m. April 11, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rice, Loretta.jpg Loretta Evelyn D. Rice

    Loretta Evelyn D. (Epperson) Rice, 99, of Danville, went to be with her Lord at 11:22 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at North Logan Health Care.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kuyrkendall, Creola.jpg Creola Ruth Kuyrkendall

    Creola Ruth Kuyrkendall, 87, of Indianola, passed away at 12:54 a.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center, Danville.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wilson, Carol.jpg Carol Wilson

    Carol Wilson, 76, of Danville, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2014, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center, with her family by her side.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
NDN Video
Must Read