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Rex was born in Vale, Oregon and lived there until his marriage in July of 1961. He was married for 52 years to his wife Charlene who passed away June 12, 2013. He currently lives in Meridian, Idaho and will serve as the Boise Idaho Internship Service Missionary and Internship Coordinator. He has five children three of which live in the Boise area with a daughter in Highland, Utah and a son in Gilbert, Arizona. There are 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren in the extended family with 2 more great grandchildren on the way.
Rex was employed with Ore-Ida Foods, Inc. and had lived in various places in the United States and American Samoa until his retirement in 1990 at which time he was a senior packaging engineer in the corporate office. He then worked as a consultant and project manager, in the food industry until 2007.
He and his wife served a mission in the Brazil Recife mission, 2007-2008. They had previously served a mission in the Idaho Boise Mission 1995-1997. Rex served a mission in Brazil 1957-1959 which set the course for his life.
Rex has served as a counselor in a stake mission presidency, YM president, bishop, district president, ward clerk and many, many other callings. He comes from very good pioneer stock and is proud of his heritage. A majority of his ancestors joined the early church and made there way across the plains in the various companies including the Martin Handcart Company.
His hobbies and interests were mostly centered around his family and the church, with hunting and flying being his major outside interests.
Elder Rex H. Brown
Home: (208) 888-6742
Cell: (208) 921-0647