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DONALD BROW (published on March 20, 2010)

DONALD BROW The death of Donald Brow of Brandon and formerly of Douglas, beloved husband of Anne and dear father of Donna, occurred in Brandon on Sunday, February 28, 2010. Don was born September 30, 1933 in Stockton, Manitoba. Don joined the army when he was 18 years old and served overseas for two years. In 1955, he returned from Germany and was reunited with a friend Anne Victoruck. They were married in 1956 and daughter Donna was born in 1961. For the next few years Don was posted to Petawawa and then returned to Shilo in 1966. While in Shilo, Don became an instructor at the School of Artillery. He then took the opportunity to attend Brandon University. In 1969, Don and Anne purchased property now known as Cottonwoods where Don enjoyed his animals, especially the horses. After being released from the military, Don began a career in teaching. He taught in Wawanesa and Shilo, as well as subbing in a variety of locations. After he and Anne retired in 1995, they purchased a mobile home in Arizona and spent many winters there. They made many friends and enjoyed spending time playing cards and board games. Don is survived by his wife Anne; daughter Donna; as well as brothers, Daniel Brow, Vimy Kennedy and sisters, Darlene Cohen and Reita Elders. The ceremony to celebrate Don's life was held at the Douglas United Church in Douglas on Saturday, March 13, 2010. The Rev. Barbara Jardine officiated. Urn bearer was Ollie Deurbrouck. Interment followed in the Madford Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Don to the Douglas United Church, Douglas, Manitoba or to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, Western Manitoba CancerCare Project, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2B3. Expressions of sympathy may be made at Arrangements were with Memories Chapel Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.

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