2008-10-08 / Obituaries

Helen Brown Drinan

Helen Evelyn Brown Drinan, 95, of West Lafayette, formerly of Cutler, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at George Davis Manor.

Born Nov. 11, 1912, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of James D. and Bertha Z. (Parse) Miller. She married Kenneth L. Brown in 1933 and he preceded her in death in 1983. In 1992 she married Edward Drinan, and he later died.

Mrs. Drinan had been employed by Purdue University as a lab technician for 12 years, retiring in 1978 from the Life Sciences Dept.

She attended Victory Christian Center in Lafayette.

Surviving are two sons, Fredrick K. Brown (wife Lorena) of Winter Haven, Fla., and Ronald L. Brown (wife Connie) of Lafayette; three stepchildren, Kathy, Dave and Tim; four grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-greatgrandchildren.

Services and burial were held Monday in Rossville.

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