Marvin Brown, 87, Decatur

Marvin Brown, 87, Decatur

Marvin Brown, 87, of Decatur, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 7.

CandleHe was born to Sadye and Abram Brown, of blessed memory, in Saratoga, N.Y. Marvin graduated from Skidmore College and served in the Air Force during WWII, before enjoying a successful career selling insurance for Mutual of Omaha.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Harriet; his daughters, Robyn Ripps and her husband Scott, and Jodie Brown; his grandchildren, Emma and Jacob Ripps; and his sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Bob Pletman.

An online guestbook is available at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Shearith Israel Morning Minyan Fund or The Temple Bremen Religious School Fund. Graveside service were held at 3:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 9 at Crest Lawn Memorial Park with Rabbi Loren Lapidus officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.

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