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Ned "Chuck" Brown, Jr.

August 21, 1934 — April 14, 2023


Ned "Chuck" Brown, Jr.


Ned “Chuck” Brown, Jr., age 88, of Winona, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2023, at Watkins Manor.

He was born on August 21, 1934, in Winona, to Ned and Florence (Davies) Brown, Sr.  Ned was united in marriage with Frances “Betty” Schammel on January 8, 1955, in Winona.

He was employed for many years with Mathy Construction as the office manager and bookkeeper, and he was a member of the Winona Athletic Club.

Ned will be remembered for his enjoyment of hunting, fishing, camping, and watching the Minnesota Twins.

Ned is survived by his wife, Frances “Betty”; children: Stephen (Donna) Brown and Elizabeth Brown; as well as grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings: William Brown, Shirley Brown, and Donna Ties.

Honoring his wishes, funeral services will be held privately for his family.  Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Winona.

Words or sympathy or remembrance may be left for Ned’s family at

Cards and memorials may be sent to the family c/o the Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home, 376 E. Sarnia St., Winona, MN  55987.

Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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