• Honoring Wallace Brownell

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  • Wallace Frederick Brownell was born in Detroit in 1930 to Wallace and Constance Brownell. He was the oldest of four children. Fred, as he goes by, enlisted in the United States Army on his 17th birthday. He served our country for six years. He was stationed in Japan and then went over to Korea to fight on the front lines for a year and a half. After the war, he returned stateside, remaining in the Army as a Master Sergeant, instructing new GI's.

    He decided to return to civilian life after meeting the love of his life, Doris. He went on to get his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering after attending Lawrence Technological University. Fred and Doris have been married for 63 years and have two daughters, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. They resided and loved living in Northville for over 40 years.

    - The Brownell Family

  • 2021 May Banner Location - Church Street