Brown, Nannie Gertrude

BROWN – An original settler of the Rolling Hills district in 1939, Nannie Gertrude Brown died July 14, 1971 in Brooks General Hospital. He was 74.

Born in the city of York, England, the late Mrs. Brown cane to London, Ontario in 1912. During World War I she returned from England where she served in the Land- Army and upon her discharge resumed her residence in Ontario.

In 1925 she moved to Strathmore where she married on February 13 of that year. In 1939 they moved to Rolling Hills and for the past 15 months, she has resided in Newbrook Lodge in Brooks. Surviving is her husband, Carl Brown of Brooks; two brothers, Jerald and Augustine Nudds, one sister, Mrs. Mollie Tate and a niece, Mrs. Mollie George, all of Port Coquitlam, B.C.

Funeral service was held at Smith Funeral Cahpel on Saturday, July 17 at two o’clock with Mr. Robin Hartley officiating and interment followed in Brooks cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were Ernest Alcock, Fred Olin, Nroval Shuttleworth, Ole Vikedal, Knut Rasmuson and Harvey Ashfor

Brooks Bulletin   July 22, 1941              Roll 20   Image 385