2017-12-13 / Obituaries



Jeffrey Brown, age 52, of Clifford, passed away with loving family by his side Sunday, December 3, 2017 at United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital in Marlette.

He was born March 9, 1965 in Marlette, the son of Thomas and Judith (Johnson) Brown. He graduated from Marlette High School with the Class of 1983. After graduation, Jeffrey served his country in the United States Air Force for nine years. Upon honorable discharge he worked as an electrician for Comau Inc. in Southfield. He married Sandra Eschtruth on July 16, 1988 in Marlette. Jeffrey was a member of Kingston United Methodist Church, the NRA, Caro Gun Club and VFW Auxiliary Post #2356. He loved spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, trapping and restoring guns.

Jeffrey is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Sandra of Clifford; two daughters, Andrea Foster of Marlette and Kayla (Jeffrey) Prill of Clifford; two grandchildren, Mckenzie Foster and Jase Prill; parents, Thomas and Judith Brown of Hillman; one brother, Troy (Louise) Brown of Lachine; three nieces and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in law, Lynn and Patricia Eschtruth; and grandparents, Vincent L. and Gertrude Brown.

A Funeral service was held at Kingston United Methodist Church with Pastor Carol Abott UMC officiating. Military Honors were conducted by Marlette VFW Post #4837 and United States Air Force Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Auxiliary Post #2356, earmark for quilts of Valor; and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital for Deck the Shelf.

You may share an online condolence at: www.marshfuneral.com

Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel Inc., 2675 Main Street, Marlette, MI 48453. Phone 989- 635-3658.

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