Keith  Brown
CATLIN - Keith Brown, 84, of Catlin, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Keith was born September 1, 1935, in Fairmount, Ill., the son of Luther Michael and Rella Adams Brown.
He married Margaret Ann Wherry on September 14, 1957, at Catlin Church of Christ. She survives.
Other survivors include a brother, Marion Kenneth (Bessie) Brown, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Ralph, Glenn, Harold, Jim and Walter "Dean"; and a sister, Mary Heidorn.
Keith worked at Sugar Creek Creamery. He retired after 30 years as a pressman for Recording and Statistical in 1990. Keith farmed all his life, retiring from farming in 1998.
He was a 32nd Degree Life Mason and a member of Catlin Masonic Lodge 285. He was a life member of the National Rifle Association, Illiana Antique Automobile Club, I & I Tractor, Gao Grotto, Catlin Historical Society and Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society. He was a past member of the Covington Club and the Frontier Twirlers Square Dance Club.
Keith enjoyed family get-togethers, antique car and tractor shows, square dancing and country music shows.
Funeral service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, at Robison Chapel in Catlin with Pastor James Blue officiating. Burial in Oakridge Cemetery in Catlin. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Monday, January 13, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or the donor's choice. Online condolences at
Published on January 10, 2020


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