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John (Jack) T. Brain, 75, died in a Tacoma hospital Wednesday after a long illness. He had been a Centralia resident for the past 45 years.

He was born July 30, 1886, in Cleveland, Ohio, and had been with the Northern Pacific Railroad as an engineer in this area for the past 48 years.

He was a life member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Survivors include a son, Richard L., Tacoma; a daughter, Mrs. Iona Fultz, Moses Lake; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; a brother, Gary E. Brain, Los Angeles; a sister, Mrs. Mina Persons, Auburn.

Funeral services will be at the Sticklin Funeral home, Centralia, at 11 a.m., Saturday, conducted by the Rev. Roger Gillerstrom. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Centralia.

Source: The Daily Chronicle, 01 June 1962, page 2. Microfilm available at Centralia Timberland Library, 110 South Silver, Centralia, WA. 98531

Transcribed by Kathryn Lester. She has no further information on this individual.