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Charlie J. Brown, age 67, of Sioux Falls formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Ellsworth Funeral Home in Madison. Burial will follow at the Prospect Cemetery rural Chester. Visitation will be 5-7 PM, Sunday at Ellsworth Funeral Home.
Charles Brown was born June 25, 1950, at Flandreau, to Howard and Anna (Johnson) Brown. Charlie graduated from Madison High School and attended General Beadle College in Madison. Charlie married Carol Jensen on September 5, 1970, at Watertown. Carol passed away in 2004. He worked for F&M Co-op before joining Combined Insurance in 1979 where he was still currently employed.
He was an active member of the Madison Country Club and he enjoyed road trips with Peggy. He also enjoyed attending his grandkids’ sporting events.
Charlie is survived by one son Paul ( Betty) Brown of Rapid City; two daughters, Jodi (friend Jeff) Brown of Sioux Falls, and Lisa (Aaron) Anderson of Madison; one brother, Jim (Charlotte) Brown of Stickney; one sister, Mary (John) Hof of Brookings; seven grandchildren, Dakota, Noah, Charles, Nakoska, Kastle, Zayd, Kera; one great-grandson Ezra; a special friend Peggy Feltman of Sioux Falls; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Carol; one brother Bill; and one sister Martha.