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Cleo Brown

February 06, 1941 - September 17, 2018


September 21, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel

Funeral Service

September 21, 2018
- 2:00 PM

Fredrikson- Boulger Funeral Chapel


Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel

Cleo Brown

February 06, 1941 - September 17, 2018


Cleo Nicholas Brown, 77, passed away Monday September 17, 2018 at Sanford Health, Fargo. Cleo was born February 6, 1941 to Nick and Ella (Zick) Brown in Fargo, ND. He attended school in Leonard graduating in 1960. After high school, he worked on the farm for most of his life and then for North Dakota Highway Patrol Truck Regulatory for 15 years. Then came back to farm with his brother, Clayton. He married Penny Nelson May 16, 1970 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Fargo. They made their home in Leonard from 1974 to present. He was also a longtime volunteer for the Leonard Fire Department. Cleo loved spending time with family, friends, and his animals. He will be missed by many.

Cleo is survived by his wife, Arla “Penny” Brown; children, Nicholas Brown, Corey Brown, Jodie Brown; grandsons, Carson and Jacob Brown; siblings, Clayton Brown, Connie Nennig, Pat (Walter) Porgorzelski, James (Laverne) Brown; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cleo is preceded in death by his parents, Nick and Ella Brown; daughter, Jaime Brown; and siblings, Hank Wulff, Dean Wulff, Jerry Brown, Clair Brown.


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6 responses to “Cleo Brown”

  1. Jenny Wangler says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss Corey and family. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

  2. Gail Trenda says:

    Thoughts and prayers go out to the Brown family in there time of sorrow . God Bless .

  3. Steve Sedlmayr says:

    Penny and Family,
    Cleo was a good man and a good friend! My thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate his life!

  4. Dean Salem says:

    Sorry for your loss, Jodie and family. Prayers are with you.

  5. Mike Kyle says:

    Corey, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.
    Mike, Tanya, and Claire

  6. Janice (Brett) Johnson says:

    Penny and family, I’m so sorry about Cleo. He’s in a better place now. Now he’s with Joanie, her husband Gary, and Judy’s husband Doug. You take care now. Praying for you and your family.. Janie and my husband Marty.

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