|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1923|
|Death: ||Aug. 20, 2012|
Laurine Brown, 88, died August 20, 2012 at Rush County Nursing Home, LaCrosse, Kansas. She was born September 2, 1923 at Ransom, Kansas, the daughter of Adolph and Anna (Roediger) Schweitzer. She married Walter Leo Brown February 14, 1942 at McCracken, Kansas. He died November 28, 1991. A Great Bend resident since 1981, coming from Ransom, Brownell, and McCracken, Mrs. Brown was a homemaker.
Mrs. Brown was a member of First Assembly of God and Barton County Historical Society, Great Bend.
Survivors include four sons: Walter Duane Brown and his wife Diane, Fowler, Illinois; Jim L. Brown, Loveland, Colorado; Timothy E. Brown and his wife Hazel, Leavenworth, Kansas; and Kent C. Brown and his wife Kristy, Wichita, Kansas; two daughters: Judy Schwindt and her husband Barry, LaCrosse, Kansas; and Lori Crane and her husband Bill, Lyons, Kansas; one sister, Virginia Conkright, Ransom, Kansas; eighteen grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Raymond Schweitzer, Garland Schweitzer, Harvey Schweitzer, and Wally Schweitzer; six sisters, Selma Walters, Dora Brown, Helen Zumbrain, Ruth Chapman, Lena Chapman, and Sylvia Wasinger; and one grandson, Monty Burk.
Private funeral services will be held with burial in Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials are requested to Barton County Historical Society or Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice, in care of the funeral home.
Adolph Schweitzer (1872 - 1939)
Anna Dorothea Roediger Schweitzer (1885 - 1962)
Walter Leo Brown (1913 - 1991)*
Helen Dorothy Schweitzer Manz Luthi (1906 - 1990)*
Selma Schweitzer Walter (1907 - 2004)*
Raymond Schweitzer (1908 - 2003)*
Wallace Schweitzer (1910 - 1990)*
Lena Schweitzer Chapman (1911 - 2002)*
Garland Schweitzer (1913 - 1994)*
Ruth Schweitzer Chapman (1915 - 1989)*
Harvey Schweitzer (1917 - 2000)*
Dora B Schweitzer Brown (1919 - 2008)*
Sylvia Schweitzer Wassinger (1921 - 1982)*
Laurine Schweitzer Brown (1923 - 2012)
Parents of: Duane, Judy, Jim, Tim, Kent, Lori
Note: Married Feb. 14, 1942
Great Bend Cemetery
Maintained by: Connie Schwindt Rumold
Originally Created by: delkan
Record added: Sep 02, 2012
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