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Winton Brown

August 3, 1932 ~ June 27, 2012

Winton Brown, 79, of Kaw City, Oklahoma, formerly of Caldwell, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. He was born on August 3, 1932 in rural Thayer, Kansas to Lemmie and Fern (Heck) Brown.

Winton was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend that will be missed by many.

Winton worked several jobs before settling in Caldwell where he and his late wife Betty owned and operated Brown’s Fina and then later Brown’s Mobil Service. Winton also worked as a road grader operator for Sumner County until his retirement.

He was an avid collector and KU basketball fan. His hobbies include bee keeping, farming, wood-working and gardening. He was a lover of animals, especially feeding and watching birds.

Winton was preceded in death by his wife Betty; his parents; brothers: Nevelle, Gary and Edgar and one sister, Wanda.

He is survived by his sons: Stan (Julie) Reynolds of Neodesha, Bryan (Sandra) Brown of Rago, Brad (Sandy) Brown of Arkansas City, daughters: Brenda Beach of Topeka, Beverly Yunker of Wellington and Bonnie (Kelly) Gibson of McPherson; brother: Larry (Margie) Brown of Thayer and sisters: Mary (Max) Sherwin of Sycamore and Marcie Allen of Farmersville, TX.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family present will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m Sunday July 1, 2012 at Schaeffer Mortuary.

Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012 at the Caldwell City Cemetery.

Memorials may be given in Winton's name to the Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 1904 N. Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, Oklahoma 74601

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Sannie Wykes

Family and Friends - 07/02/2012

Bev Brenda and family I am so sorry for both of your losses , I did not no your Mother had passed also . They were great people. God Bless you all I have a lot of memories of the gas station we had a lot of fun. You all take care. Bruce and Sannie Wykes and Family


Keith & Beth Prilliman Family

Family and Friends - 07/03/2012

Our deepest sympathies on the loss of Uncle Winton. I know how hard this time must be for you. All of the Brown family is in our thoughts and prayers.

I still have fond memories of a few summers running wild all over Caldwell with the Brown boys, and somehow we always ended up at the station under Winton's feet, with the mission to have the coldest Coke from the cooler. Keep the good memories close, and your families closer.

Keith, Beth, Caitlin, and Abby Prilliman

London, England


Mike & Loretta Prilliman

Family and Friends - 07/03/2012

Man, I can only imagine how tough it must be to lose both parents in such a short time. Please accept our deepest condolences for both Uncle Winton and Aunt Betty, I have many fond memories of them...

Mike, Loretta, Robert, Chris, and Jon

Arvada, Colorado



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