Arnold "Joe" Brown, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Autumn Lane Family Care in Birnamwood under the care of LeRoyer Hospice. He was 77 years old. He was born on February 8, 1942, in White Lake, a son of the late Arnold and Beulah (Early) Brown.
Joe attended White Lake High School where he excelled at baseball and basketball.
He moved to Milwaukee and then to Wausau, where he resided for 45 years until moving to Birnamwood.
He loved the Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and especially the St. Louis Cardinals. He also loved wearing the sports jerseys and t-shirts. His pastimes were spent watching TV, mostly sports, and collecting baseball cards and fishing poles.
Survivors include four brothers, Roger (Ella) Brown of Polar, Larry (Sandy) Brown of Polar, Gerald "Buck" (Emilie) Brown of White Lake and Robert Brown of Milwaukee; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 9 at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with Reverend Marvin Kindle officiating. Burial will take place in Bent Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Thanks to the many caring people in Joe's life who kept him happy, healthy and safe.