Merilyn J. Brown
Merilyn J. Brown, 79 of Crestline died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at Olentangy Woods in Galion after an extend illness.
Born Oct. 28, 1932 in Crawford County, she was the daughter of the late Grover Stephen and Ella Emma (Lee) Neumann. She was preceded in death on May 20, 2008 by her husband, Gaylord Brown whom she married on May 27, 1951.
She was a graduate of Leesville High School in 1951 and a member of the Nazarene Church of Crestline. She enjoyed gardening, walking in her woods and playing in the river. She retired from the former ITT in Galion where she worked as an assembler.
Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews, including Anna (Roger) Slone of Crestline; numerous great nieces and nephews including, Sheila Maley and Loretta Slone; two brothers, Lee Neumann of Mansfield and John (Nancy) Neumann of Galion; five sisters, Christina Mackey of Galion, Rosella Wood of Upper Sandusky, Ruth Gwirtz of Crestline, Evelyn Langoehr of Galion and Jill Stall of Galion.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, William, Albert and Franklin Neumann; three sisters, Betty Cole, Grace Ball and Dorothy Neumann.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home in Galion where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Tompkins officiating. Burial will be in Olentangy Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lowe Volk Park, 2401 State Route 598, Crestline, Ohio, 44827.
An online obituary and guest registry are available at www.richardsondavis.com.