Brow, Tommie B. (March 8, 1925 - July 4, 2006)
Tommie B. Brow
Douglas Budget - July 12, 2006Funeral services for Tommie B. Brow, 81, were July 8 at Gorman Funeral Homes - Converse Chapel in Douglas.
Pastor Tim Ricker of Frontier Baptist Church officiated. Interment was at Douglas Park Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Brow, a former resident of Douglas, died July 4, 2006, at his home in Casper. He was born March 8, 1925, in Douglas to Godfrey Patrick and Lillian M.(McDonald)Brow.
He was reared and educated at country schools in the Poison Lake and Wagonhound areas south of Douglas.
He worked as a ranch hand, in road construction and mining, at the stockyards and for the city of Douglas. Mr. Brow served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Great Salt Lake Battleship as a gunner. He entered the service on Aug. 13, 1942, and was discharged on Dec. 1, 1945.
He married Luetta J. Bell on May 1, 1948, in Seward, Neb. They lived in many places because of Tommie's work, but in 1965 they made Douglas their permanent home.
He enjoyed fishing, the mountains and gardening. Every Thanksgiving the family would decorate the cedar tree in the front yard for the Christmas season. He loved kids, dogs and especially his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of Douglas;children Wanda J. Browning of Casper and Tommie B. Brow Jr. of Bar Nunn; sister Alma Tolle of Albuquerque, N.M.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Stanley and Donald Brow; and sisters Eva Hart, Patty Amspoker, Jane Brow, Mame Collins and Wanda Collins.
Serving as pallbearers were Thomas M. Brow, Christopher J. Syverson, Robert D. AuFrance, Tommie Jay Wintermote, Jeff Falkenburg and Garrett Falkenburg. Serving as honorary pallbearers were George Falkenburg, Ben Middleton, Dave Alley, Bob Blackburn and Lee Gorsuch.
A memorial to Saint Joseph's Children's Home, P.O. Box 1117, Torrington 82240, or to the donor's favorite Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. The family would also like everyone to hug a veteran and thank them for our freedom.
Gorman Funeral Homes - Converse Chapel of Douglas was in charge of the arrangements.