John C. Brown, 70 of Eau Claire passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire.
John was born on September 8, 1944 to Ernest and Dorothy (Grass) Brown in Eau Claire. John lived in Eau Claire all of his life. He worked at Dove Healthcare as a volunteer for 50 years. He retired on December 8, 2014. After retiring, John started work at C.D.C. for the past 12 weeks, until his death.
John is survived by his two brothers, Bob (Margie) Brown of Eau Claire and George (Linda) Brown of Tallahassee, FL; one sister, Carol (Wilmar) Fimreite of Eau Claire; many nieces and nephews, Steve Brown, Dean Brown, Lisa Ridings, Amy Allard, Jason Fimreite, Cheryl Flynn, Sandy Mahder all of Eau Claire, Pam Garrett of North Carolina, Chris Brown of Puyallup, WA, and Mark, Daniel, Mike, and Dale Brown. Then his caregiver of 17 years, Ellie (Tom) McMahon; and his foster brothers, Josh, Steve, Chuck, and Roger.
John is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Don and Tom Brown.
Johnny had many special friends especially those at Party Rec and C.D.C. His family would like to thank all of those who took care of him in the Critical Care Unit. He was loved by all and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday. Burial will follow the services at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Our Saviors Lutheran Church.