Jerry Brown

Obituary of Jerry Brown

Jerry H. Brown, age 70, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, January 10th, 2018, surrounded by family. Jerry was born in Rupert, Idaho, August 7th, 1947, to Harold and Thelma Brown. Jerry was the youngest of four siblings. Jerry grew up in the Magic Valley area, graduating from Twin Falls High School in 1965. At age 19, Jerry joined the United States Airforce. Jerry was stationed at Edwards Airforce Base, when he met the love of his life Debbie and they got married January 5th, 1969. Jerry and Debbie just celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary. Jerry and Debbie were blessed with three amazing children, one daughter and two sons, which they are very proud of. After 11 years of active duty in the Air Force, Jerry decided to continue his career with the Air National Guard for a total of 22 years of service. After leaving active duty, Jerry also pursued his second career working for the Job Service. Jerry started his career for the Job Service in Burley, Idaho and ended his career as a manager in Orofino, Idaho. During Jerry's career with the Job Service, he received many awards and mentored numerous people towards a successful occupation. Jerry had an extremely strong will to be successful in his endeavors. After a fatal car wreck June 17th, 1998, Jerry fought courageously for 20 years and never gave up hope that he would walk in his magic shoes again.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents (Harold and Thelma), brother in law (Roy), and granddaughter (Haily). Survivors include: his wife Debbie, siblings Chuck (Naomi) Brown, Beverly Holloway, Frances (Del) Kohtz, children Christy (Shane) Swafford, Sean (Amber) Brown, Patrick (Heather) Brown, and 9 Grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in Jerry's name to a charity of your choice. Service will be held Saturday January 20th at 3:00 p.m. at Rosenau Funeral Home, 2826 Addison Ave E. Twin Falls, Idaho.

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