4/13/2022 8:05:00 AM No service planned for Gregory Brown, 71, former local resident
Gregory S. Brown, 71, of Rochester, a former Stewartville resident, died on Monday, April 4, 2022 at Samaritan Bethany Home on Eighth from complications of a stroke. Gregory Scott Brown was born on Jan. 11, 1951 in Olympia, Washington to Garrett "Gary" and Yvonne "Bonnie" (Dove) Brown. He moved with his family as a young boy to Stewartville, where he attended Stewartville High School, graduating in 1970. He attended Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa. Greg was employed at IBM in Rochester for 11 years. He was also employed at the Mayo Clinic. He was a past member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Stewartville. Greg was an artist who painted, drew with pencil and chalk and it was a lifelong part of his life. He was a Minnesota Vikings fan and enjoyed time spent with his family. He also enjoyed raising horses and loved his dog Cooper. Memorials may be made to The Children's Miracle Network or Special Olympics. Greg is survived by his brother, Todd (Nancy) and their daughter Molly of Cape Coral, Florida; and nephew, Andrew Brown of Charlotte, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents. In keeping with Greg's wishes no service is planned at this time. A private family burial will take place at later date. Arrangements are with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. Condolences and memories of Greg are welcome at www.griffin-gray.com.