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Goglin Funeral Home, Scotland
Monday April 14th, 2014
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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St. John's Lutheran Church, Yankton
Tuesday April 15th, 2014
1:00pm

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Michael K. Brown

CLERGY
Rev. David Gunderson
MUSIC
Organist ~ Donna Knodel
Congregational Hymns
“Old Rugged Cross”
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
“Rock of Ages”
HONORARY CASKETBEARERS
Roger Pfeifle
Robert Civik
Keevan Simmonds 
Randy Johnson
Rick Mahacek
Dave Kronaizl
Lowell Prickett
Wendell Simmonds
“Mikey”
ACTIVE CASKETBEARERS
Bruce Goodwin
Jeff Wolf
Steve List
Ray Bertrand
Brian Bertrand
Tim Schaeffer
Mason Lavaway
Jerry Hess
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.

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Guestbook

Hi Mike remember me you were always right behind me when we had to sit stand in alphabetical order in school. You were always such a happy person.

Bonnie Mar 3 2015 3:06 PM

To Emma, Suzanne, daughter and grandchildren, I extend my sympathies to all of you for such a sudden loss. Now that the pain has passed for Mike, he can truly live forever in the Lord's fold. I know the pain you must feel and will for a long time, but it does subside and the happy memories linger on. God bless all of you in your sorrow and give you peace, Nancy

Nancy Ireland Wagoner Apr 30 2014 7:18 PM

To a good neighbor. Emma, Suzanne and family, my thoughts are with you.

Sheila Conrad Goeken Apr 17 2014 11:22 AM

We were so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He will be missed by many. May you rest in peace Mike.

David and Jackie Max Apr 15 2014 6:43 PM

Sorry for your loss, RIP Mike, your pain is gone

Bernadette Settje Chatham Apr 15 2014 7:53 AM

Brownie, you have left me with wonderful memories...Friday night Milltown, Saturday night Groveland, and Sunday nights the Beer Garden in Menno. You always made me laugh when I was sad. You demanded attention when you'd walk in a room and it never ceased to amaze me. I will never forget you!!

Jan Mettler Torres Apr 15 2014 6:12 AM

Mike will be truly missed. We spent many good times throughout school. Mike could always bring joy to what ever he was doing. I remember our 10 day trip to Alaska via the Alcan highway (before it was paved). Mike changed peoples life by his spirited actions. I will truly miss Mike.

Jay Weidenbach Apr 14 2014 11:49 AM

Suzanne and Emma I am so sorry for your loss, Mike was a great guy and will be missed by Many, I thing back up on him and think about he would do any thing to help someone out. He has a great family!!! ED

Ed Klasi Apr 14 2014 10:43 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Mike's family. He will be missed.

David & Bunny Eberhardt Apr 14 2014 10:26 AM

Hello Michael, my dear sweet friend, thank you for always being there for me and setting me straight, and the debates wed have proving to each other who was right and who was wrongand of course youd always winand Im thankful that I always stayed in touch with you and Im thankful that I was granted to give you a hug and see each other as if time never passed between us I love you Michael and I always willLove, Michele Irene

Michele Irene Apr 13 2014 7:17 PM

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