John P. Brown, 69, of Constantine, passed away Feb. 7, 2017 at Heartland Health Care in Three Rivers. John was born in Three Rivers on Nov. 27, 1947, a son of Richard “Pete” and Mary (Harding) Brown. He graduated from Constantine High School in 1966. After high school, he attended Central Michigan University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business. John married Patsy Schieber in 1970 in White Pigeon. He worked at Armstrong International for 37 years, retiring in 2010. John enjoyed coaching little league softball when his daughter was younger, golfing, and bowling.
John is survived by his wife, Patsy Brown of Constantine; daughter, Lindsey (Ron) Yoder of Three Rivers; grandson, Tucker James Yoder; sister, Connie (Ben) Allgor of Schoolcraft; brother, Mark R. (Marti) Brown of Constantine; brother-in-law, Danny Green of Temperance; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Ruth Green.
Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Eley Funeral Home in Constantine where religious services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. Pastor Dan Lane will officiate. Interment will be in the Constantine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Health Care. Online messages may be left for the family at

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