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Walter Samuel Brown "Moonie"

Walter Samuel Brown "Moonie"

November 17, 1961 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 56)

Walter Samuel Brown, "Moonie" age 56, of the bear clan, began his spiritual journey on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 in Old Agency. He was born on November 17, 1961 in Cass Lake the son of Charles and Hazel (Reese) Nordmarken.

Moonie grew up in Minneapolis, and earned his GED. Soon after, he joined and served in the United States Army. Following his service, he came home to be with his family. Moonie was always a sharp dresser who always took care of himself. He liked going to the casino and being with his nieces and nephews. Moonie loved the Vikings and was a big fan. His hobbies were fishing and netting. Moonie will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

The family that he joins again are his step father; Charles, sister; Kari Nordmarken, grandmother; Margaret Rice, numerous uncles and relatives.

Those he leaves behind to cherish his memory are his mother; Hazel Nordmarken of Old Agency, brothers; Robert Brown and Jay Nordmarken both of Onigum, sisters; Kim Brown of Minneapolis, and Krisi Nordmarken of Onigum.

A wake for Moonie will begin at 5:00 p.m., Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at the Northern Lights Casino Onigum Room. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 24, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Walker with Father Tim Lange officiating. Pallbearers will be Bob Brown, Tony Brown, T.J. Brown, Isiah Nordmarken, Justin Nordmarken and Areecio Brown. Honorary pallbearers are all his relatives. Interment will be held at Old Agency Catholic Cemetery in Old Agency.

Moonie's care has been entrusted to the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be given at


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