Lynn Brown

Lynn Brown, 68, of Wessington, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society in Miller.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church in Wessington with Rev. Brian Jones officiating. Burial with masonic rites will follow at the Wessington Cemetery. Visitation will begin one prior to the funeral.

Lynn Edward was born on May 2, 1949 to Edward and Dorothy (Fritzsche) Brown in Huron, SD. He grew up in Nance Township, Beadle County and attended school in Wessington. He worked with his father on the farm and then as a metal worker at Vern’s Manufacturing in Wessington for 23 years.

Lynn enjoyed watching baseball (especially if the Twins were winning), working crossword puzzles in pen, attending auction sales, reading suspense thrillers, playing 9-point pitch with friends, and driving his side-by-side. In his younger days, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Wessington American Legion, Masonic Lodge, and Yelduz Shrine.

He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Brown of Cedar Falls, IA; one sister, Nola (Jerry) Roitsch, Bristol, SD; one step-brother, Steve Brown of Cedar Falls, IA; one step-sister, Denise Brown, Waterloo, IA; and many nieces and nephews.

Lynn was preceded in death by his father, Edward Brown; his step-father, Harold Brown; one sister and brother-in-law, George and Connie Bates; and one step-sister, Cindy Flores.

Reck Funeral Home of Miller has been entrusted with Lynn’s arrangements.


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