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“We never knew Roger Brown but know, without a doubt, that he would have been so proud of his son, Mike, for whom through his adopted family, we are...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Bill and Linda Hambrick

“We first met Roger when he rolled into town in his blue Corvair. Our prayers go out to his family and friends. Roger's smile will be forever missed...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Richard & Sonya Hindman - Dayton, IA

“We were so sorry to hear about Rogers death. Be at peace now Roger. I know that you will spread your wings and fly high! Love Aunt Jane and Uncle...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Richard and Jane Sagness - SD

“roger used to work for my step dad robert haub roger was always willing to help with anything he was a caring person. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: peggy ober - pleasant hill, IA

“Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand! ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Cheryl Stephenson-Brown - SD

“He was a sweet man be missed don't understand why anyone would harm him ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: tracey benton - harcourt, IA

“I was born and raised in Dayton never did I hear a bad word from Roger (aka hillbilly) or him TALJ bad about anyone always willing to help anyone so...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Danell Stoneburner - fort dodge, IA

“My sincere sympathy to Roger's family. I became acquainted with Roger when I owned my Nail salon in Dayton. He would come by and sit on my bench...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Judy Nemechek Heidner - Algona, IA

“Prayers for the family to have Peace and Comfort at this difficult time. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Bever - Boone, IA

“Our sympathy to the family and Gods Blessings to each of you. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Arleen Bong & Richard Bong - SD

“I have known Roger for a long time and he has always been nothing but kind and polite to me. He loved to talk and you could tell that he was quite...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Swanson - Dayton, IA

Roger A. Brown, 55, passed away on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015, at his home in Dayton.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., with a time of sharing at 11.30 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Dayton. Pastor Kay. Christie will officiate. Burial will in the Dayton Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the United Methodist Church. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Roger Alan Brown was born on January 15, 1960, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the son of Robert Eugene Brown and Opal (Radcliffe) Brown. He attended Dawes Elementary & Jr. High School in Lincoln, Nebraska, and went on to receive his GED from Southeast Community College.

Roger was known as a free spirit, and a kind and gentle soul. He made his home in Dayton where he did handyman jobs and made many friends and acquaintances. Roger loved the outdoors and nature, and walking or riding his lawnmower around Dayton. He enjoyed leatherwork, woodworking, making birdfeeders, and tending to his garden and flowers. He attended the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include children, Stephany Martin of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Mike Hambrick of Christiansburg, Virginia; three grandchildren; Jayden Martin, Taliyah Martin, and Madeline Hambrick; his brother, Curtis (Rebecca) Brown of West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma; uncle, Wayne Radcliffe of Grand Island, Nebraska; aunts, Arlene Bong, Jane Sagness, and Cheryl Stephenson Brown all of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Jan Zemanek of Bridgeport, Nebraska; and many friends. His parents, and uncles, Leo Radcliffe and Bob Radcliffe, preceded him in death.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.