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“Sue, It's been many years, but I still think of you often. I'm very sorry for your loss. I see Bernie & Connie & the kids often. Hang in there!...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Terri (Ecker) Hemauer - WI

“Non Sibi Sed Patriae. Anchors Aweigh! ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Mark - Between The Lakes, WI

“You will be missed. Had fun chatting with you at the family reunions. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Karina (Vaughn) Carr - Austin, TX

“Thank you Charlie Brown for happy memories; three wonderful grandchildren and now nine great-grands. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Nanny & Chief - Jacksonville, FL

“Susan, I am so sorry for you lost of Frankie. I have a lot of fond memories of Frankie because every Sunday we would go down to see Aunt Elevlyn all...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Leon Brown - Jonesboro,, AR

“Sue, I'm so sorry to hear about Charlie. I have so many fond memories of him. He was always there to lend me a hand or give me advice... I will...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa Martin - Chilton, WI

“Susan, so sorry for your, and our lose. Having served in Attack Squadron-36 with Charlie, as a fellow ROADRUNNER, back in 68-69-70, I have plenty...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Jon W. Sumner - Hurricane, WV

“Charlie may be in heaven but he will always be in our heart forever, I think Charlie is working on cars and fishing with Gary. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Jodi Eldred - Sturgeon Bay, WI

“My prayers are with you Susan. I will always remember Frankie as being full of life , the way he danced around the kitchen with Aunt Sybil. My dad,...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Amy Brown Killingsworth - AR

“I have only good memories of Frankie. He had that wonderful Brown sense of humor. He loved to laugh, always smiling. Always having fun and...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Dana Brown Dean - Monticello, AR

“During this time of sorrow we add our thoughts and prayers to all other family and friends who will miss this funny, loving and giving family man. ...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Gary and Kit Vaughn - TX - Cousin

“You've lost someone who was a special part of your lives. May you all find comfort among one another to get through these trying times. My deepest...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Kristin Groeschl - Chilton, WI

“Pam, Katie, Rick.....when your heart is empty, filling it with happy memories can help you find your smile. May happy memories carry you through...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Patsy Dyer - Jacksonville, FL

“Uncle Franky will be missed dearly by very many and it won't be the same!!! So many wonderful memories and I just loved giving him a hard time, but I...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Dottie Thomas - Heavener, OK

“Words can not express the great man my dad was....I love you daddy, you will be greatly missed ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: katie - combined locks, WI

Reunion '07 “I will miss getting to hang out with Frank the Friday before Family Reunion, to be honest have lunch with him and Sue was close to my favorite part...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Melissa Perry - Paragould, AR

“My memories of Frankie are from our childhood. I spent many fun days with Frankie when we were growing up. He was always laughing and so much fun. ...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Brown Timothy - Destin, FL

“Frankie was an awesome man. He will be missed by all. Frankie has left his family with many wonderful memories to celebrate his life. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Doris Brown - Lillian, AL


Ernie Franklin "Charlie" Brown, age 64, of Chilton, died on Monday, February 13, 2012 at his home in Chilton. He was born December 15, 1947 in Tyronza, AR, son of the late Nolon & Sibyl (Vaughn) Brown. Charlie married Susan Simon on September 30, 1981 in Waukegan, IL. He proudly served as 1st Class Company Commander in the United States Navy for 20 years. During this time, he served on numerous carriers and was stationed throughout the world, including Pensacola, Jacksonville, Virginia Beach, Great Lakes, IL and Rota Spain. Upon his retirement from the Navy, he held several different positions which included working at Skyport in Fond du Lac, the Malone Co-op, Bumper to Bumper in Chilton, and Lunda Construction in Chilton. Charlie was a Jack of all Trades, and Master of Many who enjoyed making friends wherever he went. This suited him well while he worked at Automotive Supply in Brillion, Kaukauna & Appleton; reluctantly, due to health issues, Charlie retired from his position at Automotive Supply in 2005. Even in retirement, he remained very active. He spent much of his free time traveling between flea markets, car shows, and tractor shows picking up any and all rusty parts, tools, or collector items that caught his eye. He also took as much time as he could boating, fishing, and swapping fish stories with any who would share. During his life, he had been a member of the American Legion Post #454, R.S. Vintage Steel in Calumetville, the Florida Flywheelers Club, the Badger Steam & Gas Engine Club, and the Chilton German American Society. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife: Susan Marie Brown; his children: Pamela Dawn Brown of Brillion and ... READ MORE →