Leland A. Brown, 70

Leland A. Brown, 70, of Marshalltown, died Thursday morning, March 21, 2013, in the peace of his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the funeral home in Marshalltown. Memorials may be directed to the family. For condolences or questions please visit; www.mitchellfh.com. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Leland and his family.

Left to cherish his memory are Joyce, his loving wife of 49.5 years; his children: Rhonda (Pedro) Gonzalez, of Marshalltown; Randy (Paula) Brown, of Linn Grove; Becky Brown, of Marshalltown; Jon Brown, of Conrad; David Brown, of Newton; Jeremy Brown, of Marshalltown; and Melissa Brown, of Des Moines; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brothers: Glen (Nancy) Brown, of Newton, and Merl (Gerdena) Brown, of Kellogg; and many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.