Robert “Bob” Bernard Brown, 76, of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, June 8, 2011, in his home. Funeral Mass was held June 13 at Blessed John XXIII Catholic Church, with Father Dustin Vu presiding. Burial followed in Linwood Cemetery.
Bob was born July 20, 1934, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Bernard Charles and Ethel (Keegan) Brown. He married Dorothy Easterday on July 8, 1955, in Cedar Rapids. Bob worked for Rockwell Collins for many years until his retirement.
Bob is survived by his wife of nearly 56 years, Dorothy; children, Matthew (Tammy) Brown of Monticello, Michael (Tracy) Brown of North Liberty, Carie (Stephen) Kramer of Altoona and Mark (Jackie) Brown of Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren, Shalaine, Kourtney, Colin, Morgan and Joseph; and his sisters, Jean Brown of Cedar Rapids and Marilyn (Bill) Wolfe of Urbana.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Troy Brown.
Memorials may be directed to family.
Online condolences may be expressed to family at www.broshchapel.com.