D. William "Bill" Brown dies at 69
D. William "Bill" Brown, age 69 of New Hampton, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton.A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday. Burial will be held at a later date. Online condolences for Bill’s family may be left at www.conway-markhamfh.com. Memorials may be directed to the family.Delmer William “Bill” Brown was born July 5, 1947 to Delmer F. and Lucille B. (Miller) Brown in New Hampton. Bill attended and graduated from New Hampton High School in 1966. After graduating, Bill worked at Weisman Steel in Waterloo, where he was severely injured in a work accident, disabling him for the rest of his life. Bill returned to New Hampton and detailed cars for the members of the community. Throughout the years Bill became a colorful and iconic member of New Hampton. Those who met him walked away with a smile or a chuckle. Bill enjoyed fishing and attending New Hampton community events. Bill is survived by his siblings; Larry (Phyllis) Brown of New Hampton, Susanne (Tom) Olson of Olathe, KS; special Friend, Shirley Pitz of New Hampton; one brother-in-law, David Kopp of Marion and his nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Daniel, George, Joseph, Mary and Shirley.