Joseph Brown Sr.

ST. MICHAEL – Joseph Brown Sr., (White Cloud Boy – Mah’piya Ska Hoksina), 85, New Rockford, formerly of Tokio and Sheyenne, died Wednesday in a New Rockford nursing home.

He was born Dec. 12, 1927, to Henry and Winifred Brown, at Fort Totten. He entered the Army on April 25, 1946, and served during World War II with the 56th Air Engineering Squadron/31st Air Service Group. He was discharged June 14, 1947.

Survivors: son, Joseph Brown Jr.; brother, Elmer Brown.

Funeral: Friday, 10 a.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Michael.

Burial: St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery, St. Michael, in the spring.

Wake: Today, 5 p.m., WoodLake Wellness Center, Tokio.

Rosary and prayer service: Today, 8 p.m., Woodlake Wellness Center.

(Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake)