Gilbert Earnest Brown: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) - January 30, 2004 Deceased Name: Gilbert Earnest Brown A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, in the Oregon City Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Gilbert Earnest "Ernie" Brown, who died Jan. 27 at age 78.
Mr. Brown was born Aug. 12, 1925, in La Grande. During World War II, he served in the Navy; he was a prisoner of war in the Philippines for two years and received a Purple Heart. He lived in El Toro, Calif., before moving to Portland in 1974 and was a locksmith for American Property Management for 29 years. He married Jackie Connor in the 1950s; she died in 1985. He later married Dorothy, who died in about 1998.
Survivors include his companion, Nina Stinnett. His daughter, Ginger L., died about 1999.
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