Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Marcel J. Brow
February 28, 1921 - October 28, 2018 (Age 97)
Watertown, WI
Service: November 1, 2018
Marcel J. Brow
Marcel J. Brow, 97, of Watertown, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa in Dousman with Rev. Lori Patton officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial with military honors will take place at Ottawa Cemetery in Dousman. Memorials would be appreciated to the Disabled American Veterans (VA Regional Office 5400 West National Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53214-3461) his honor. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Marcel John Brow was born on February 28, 1921 to Henry and Anne (nee DeMars) Brow in Markville, MN. Marcel served in the United States Marines during WWII and was stationed at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked. He fought at Guadacanal, the longest battle known to combine air, ground, and naval combat for six months. Marcel and his brother Roy were very close. Roy was killed during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. On June 12, 1946 he married Eileen Marie Halsted in Markville, MN. In his earlier years he was a dairy farmer and later worked in construction.
He enjoyed the outdoors and hunting with his family and close friends. Marcel was intrigued with Civil War
history and various battles. He loved dancing with his wife of 72 years.
Marcel is survived by his children: Penny Hanson of Jefferson, Mark Brow of Weyauwega and Roy Brow of Dousman; grandchildren: Christian (Candy) Brow, Nichole Brow, Jacob Brow and Caleb Brow as well as great-grandchildren: Alexis, Shelby and Christian Jr..
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Eileen on August 29, 2017; son Maynard; great-grandson, Dustin as well as all of his nine siblings.
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