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Marvin Erwin Brown, 76, died April 16, 1995, in his home in Richfield, Utah.

He was born March 18, 1919, in Bountiful, Utah, to Leon Ezra and Lillie Schill Brown. Marvin married Ruby Marie Harrington, September 30, 1939, in American Fork. The marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple, June 11, 1976. They were classmates as they attended school in American Fork after Marvin moved from Salt Lake City. Marvin served in Italy during World War II. He was a Linotype Operator by profession, working for many years at the American Fork Citizen, Provo Herald, Salt Lake Tribune and Richfield Reaper.He was a member of the LDS Church and served as a Swedish Extraction Missionary. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, fishing and cooking.

He is survived by: wife, Ruby, Richfield, Utah; three sons, one daughter and spouses, Larry and Rose Brown, Sandy; Bruce and Susan Brown, Provo; Jerry and Shannon Brown, Lehi; Becky and Gerald Hinckley, Puyallup, Wash.; 26 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Williams, Salt Lake City; Orla South, Lewiston, Montana. Preceded in death by parents, two brothers, Durrel and Floyd Brown, two sisters, Theo Gaisford, Nona Cheever.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 20, 1995, at 1 p.m. in the American Fork 8th LDS Ward Chapel, 300 No. 100 East. Friends may call at Neal S. Magleby & Sons, 50 So. 100 West, Richfield, Utah, Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and at the ward chapel in American Fork Thursday morning from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the American Fork Cemetery. Funeral directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield, Utah.

Family suggests in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to the Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City.

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