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Melissa (Studabaker) Brown

May 1, 1968 ~ June 13, 2018 (age 50)
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Melissa Brown, age 50, of Bluffton, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at her Mother’s home in Bluffton. She was born May 1, 1968 in Bluffton, Indiana to the late James Studabaker and Ruth Ann (Zook) Bailey.  On March 12, 1988 she married Daniel Brown, he survives in Bluffton.  Melissa enjoyed crocheting, spending time with family and friends at cookouts and she especially loved spoiling her many dogs she had.

Survivors Include:

Husband, Daniel Brown of Bluffton

Mother, Ruth Ann Bailey and companion William Roughia of Bluffton

Maternal Grandparents, Mark & Betty Zook

Daughter, Danielle Brown of Bluffton

Daughter, Lindsey Brown of Bluffton

Sister, Luann and Kimball Black of Fort Wayne

Brother, Michael Studabaker of Bluffton


Melissa was preceded in death by her father, James Studabaker and her father and mother -in-law, Donald and Carolyn Brown.

A Graveside service will be held at 6 Mile Cemetery in Bluffton at a later date.  Arrangements by Northern Indiana Funeral Care.

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