Retired Kansas minister Dean Brown dies

Retired Kansas minister Dean M. Brown, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 24.

He served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne.

Survivors include his wife, Dona; son, Dennis of Maize; daughter, Denise Brown Schafers (John) of Wichita; grandchildren, Randal Schafers (Beth) of Mulvane, Alan Schafers (Katie) and Andrew Schafers all of Wichita; great-grandchildren, Mason Dean, Madison, Abigail and Alexander Schafers.

The funeral was held Friday afternoon, Feb. 27, at Believer’s Southern Baptist Church in Wichita.

Memorials may be sent to Believer’s Southern Baptist Church, 13909 W. 21st St. N., Wichita, KS 67235 or Mooseheart Child City and School, Inc., 240 W. James Jay Davis Dr., Mooseheart, IL 60539 (Dean graduated from Mooseheart in 1949).