Rev. David Gunderson
Organist ~ Donna Knodel
“Old Rugged Cross”
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
“Rock of Ages”
Michael K. Brown went to meet his Lord and Savior Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He had been asking God to take him because he had been and was in terrible pain for several years. He couldn’t stand the pain and Michael’s prayers were answered.
He was born on September 10, 1950 in Yankton, South Dakota. He is the son of Alfred and Emma (Prickett) Brown. He was raised on a farm near Scotland, South Dakota and graduated from Scotland High School in 1968. Michael attended college for 3 years. He then worked in the oil field of Oklahoma, the mines of the Black Hills, carpenter work in California and Colorado. He then came home to farm with his father and that is where Michael passed away.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, at St. John Lutheran Church in Yankton with Rev. David Gunderson officiating. The viewing of his body will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 14, at Goglin Funeral Home in Scotland.
Michael is survived by his mother Emma Brown of Yankton, SD; his daughter Jessica Lavaway and her husband Mason; his grandchildren Morgan and Orrin Lavaway of Akron, IA; his sister Suzanne Simmonds and her husband Wendell of Sioux City, IA; his nephew Keevan Simmons and wife Tanya; and four great nephews: Tommy, Ty, Blake, and Beckham of Marion, IA. Michael left behind many friends because he was such a good friend and so good to all people. He will be missed by many many people.
He was preceded in death by his father Alfred, his grandparents Henry and Tressy Brown and Grover and Emma Prickett.