Robert Edwin ‘Bob’ Brown
Robert Edwin “Bob” Brown, 89, died Aug. 16, 2017, at Schowalter Villa, Hesston. He was born Feb. 17, 1928, in Ames, Ia. He graduated from Ames High School in 1946 and Phillips University with his bachelor’s degree and his Masters of Divinity. He became an ordained minister in June of 1950 and pastored churches for nearly 43 years. He married Wilma Potee on July 30, 1950. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, David Brown and wife, Lee Ann, El Reno, Okla., and Jim Brown and wife, Stephanie, Augusta; a daughter, Cindy Loucks and husband, Randall, Hesston; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Stacy Schwartz. Funeral service will be Sat., Aug. 19, 11:00 a.m., at Whitestone Mennonite Church, Hesston. A private family burial will take place at a later time. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church of Newton or the First Christian Church of Parsons, both in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Box 32, Hesston, Ks. 67062.