Warren Brown

   Warren was born April 19, 1925 in Bend as Warren Richardson Brown to 
Warren and Nona Brown of Prineville. He was immediately nicknamed 
"Buster" and was known as "Buster" all through his school years.

   After graduating from Crook County High School in 1943, he served in 
the Marine Corps on the USS Republic during WWII. After his service in 
the Marine Corps and one year attending the Unversity of Oregon, he began 
his career with the U.S. Geological Survey, Western Region. His working 
career for over 30 years was a cartographer everywhere west of the 
Mississippi River, north in the summer and south in the winter. He 
enjoyed boating and flying his own plane.

   After retiring, he enjoyed several trips to Europe and numerous cruises 
flying his airplane.
   In 1988, he moved back to Prineville where he owned property at Powell Butte.
   After a series of strokes, he needed to be confined at Ochoco Care Center 
in February 2006, where he received excellent care. He died Nov. 16, 2008 
after a massive blood clot.

   He is survived by his companion of 20 years, Shirley Whiting of Prineville;
Warren's sister Mollie Monahan of Milton Freewater, Ore.; her children, 
daughter Kay Monahan, son Tom Monahan, wife Teresa and daughter Tia; Warren's 
nephews Blue Andrews, wife Sandra and family; J.T. Monahan, wife Mary and 
family, all of Seattle.

   Memorials may be made to the Crook County Historical Society of Prineville.
   Graveside service for an inurnment will be held Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. at 
Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville, Ore., then to follow a memorial service 
will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 
695 W. 3rd St. Prineville, Ore. Officiating will be Pastor Barbara Punch.

   Prineville Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.