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Jonathan A. Brown

September 7, 1938 — October 19, 2021


Jonathan A. Brown, 83, of Logansport passed away at 7:43 p.m., Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Woodbridge Health Campus.

Born on September 7, 1938 in Ora, he was the son of the late Jonas and Stella (Emmel) Brown.

He was served his country proudly in the U.S. Army.

Jonathan was a Locksmith for over 48 years at the Logansport State Hospital.

He was a member of the American Legion, River of Life Christian Church and he enjoyed woodworking.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Brown of Logansport, son, Jeff Litherland (Janet) of Logansport, sisters, Betty Carr of Logansport, Roberta Collis of Modoc, Gladys McNamee of Alabama and Doris Vosburgh of Florida, grandson, Jake Walker Litherland and great grandchildren, Axel J. Litherland and J. Dash Litherland.

He was also preceded in death by son, David Litherland and brothers, Jim Brown and Jonas Brown.

Graveside Services and Military Rites will be performed at 3:30 p.m., Monday, October 25, 2021 at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 25, 2021 at Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Marocco Chapel, 119 E. Market St., Logansport.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, October 25, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory

119 East Market Street, Logansport, IN 46947

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Graveside Service

Monday, October 25, 2021

Starts at 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

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