OBITUARY

Verden "Bob" Dean Brown

November 8, 1928February 6, 2019
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Brown, Verden “Bob” Dean, 90, United States Air Force Veteran, retired barber, 60-year Masonic Lodge member, 50-year Midian Shrine member, and longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church, passed away Feb. 6, 2019. Bob was born the youngest of seven children, Bernice, Lois, James, Bertha, Bonnie, and Helen, born to parents, Jefferson B. and Catherine (Daly) Brown in Rexford, Kansas. He married Dorothy Lilla Gibbons, and to this union four children, Ellen, Cathy, Dean and Jeffrey were born. He was 32-degree Mason and was active in the Midian Shrine's Arab Patrol, Camel Herders, and Job's Daughter's to name a few of the many organizations he devoted time to. He enjoyed dancing with his wife, ushering and driving church parishioners, woodworking, gardening, and canning. His true passion in gardening was being able to share his bountiful harvest with family, neighbors and friends. He had the heart of a servant and was a humble and loving man who will be dearly missed. He is preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Lilla Brown; parents, siblings, and grandson, Bradley Clark;. He survived by his children, Ellen (Mike) Hurtig, Cathy Brown, Jeffrey (Kristi) Brown, and Dean Brown; grandchildren, Chris (Robin) West, Holly (Michael) Tuscana, Brandon (Staci) Clark, Ryan (Natalie) Clark, Bailey (Andrew Wald) Brown, Madison (Ryan) Wendt, Chad Brown, Camille (Corky) Head, Christi Brown, Leah Flory, and Kyle Brown; great-grandchildren, Abigail, Gabriel and Aden Villarreal, Kennedy and Hudson West, Ashton, Kadence, and Oliver Clark, Matthew, Nathan, and Cortlynn Head, Gavin and Gabriella Aramburu. Bob’s open viewing will be from 12-4 pm Sun. Feb. 10, 2019, and funeral service held at 10 am Mon. Feb. 11, 2019, both at Resthaven Mortuary. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or the Midian Shrine's Plane of Mercy.

  • FAMILY

  • Ellen (Mike) Hurtig, Daughter
  • Cathy Brown, Daughter
  • Jeffery (Kristi) Brown, Son
  • Dean Brown, Son
  • Chris (Robin) West, Grandchild
  • Holly (Michael) Tuscana, Grandchild
  • Brandon (Staci) Clark, Grandchild
  • Ryan (Natalie) Clark, Grandchild
  • Bailey (Andrew Wald) Brown, Grandchild
  • Madison (Ryan) Wendt, Grandchild
  • Chad Brown, Grandchild
  • Camille (Corky) Head, Grandchild
  • Christi Brown, Grandchild
  • Leah Flory, Grandchild
  • Kyle Brown, Grandchild
  • Abigail Villarreal, Great Grandchild
  • Gabriel Villarreal, Great Grandchild
  • Aden Villareal, Great Grandchild
  • Kennedy West, Great Grandchild
  • Hudson West, Great Grandchild
  • Ashton Clark, Great Grandchild
  • Kadence Clark, Great Grandchild
  • Oliver Clark, Great Grandchild
  • Matthew Head, Great Grandchild
  • Nathan Head, Great Grandchild
  • Cortlynn Head, Great Grandchild
  • Gavin Aramburu, Great Grandchild
  • Gabriella Aramburu, Great Grandchild
  • Dorothy Lilla Brown, Wife
  • Bradley Clark, Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chris West , Casket Bearer
  • Brandon Clark, Casket Bearer
  • Ryan Clark, Casket Bearer
  • Chad Brown, Casket Bearer
  • Kyle Brown, Casket Bearer
  • Bailey Brown, Casket Bearer
  • DONATIONS

  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Midian Shrine's Plane of Mercy

Services

  • Open Viewing Sunday, February 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 11, 2019
REMEMBERING

Verden "Bob" Dean Brown

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Harry Simpson

February 10, 2019

Rest Verden, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

Robin West

February 10, 2019

Robin West

February 10, 2019

Robin West

February 10, 2019

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