Dennis Patrick Brown passed away Jan. 22, 2016 at his home. Dennis was born September 29, 1951 in Salina, Kan to Nellie and Robert G. Brown.  He was a graduate of Ft. Hays State University with a degree in Business.  He was a right handed star pitcher for their baseball team.  Dennis married his high school sweetheart, Susan Welborn on Jan 23, 1970 in Salina, Kan. They were married 46 years.  He was a self employed salesman for 40+ years.  Dennis loved spending time with his family.  He was an avid fisherman and animal lover.  He will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his father.  Dennis is survived by his wife Susan, of the home; children:  Robin Merriman and Robert of Wichita, Kan, Megan Brown of N.Y.city, and Dennis P Brown, II of Spring Hill, Kan; grandchildren Bryce R. and Brooke A Merriman; mother Nellie Brown of Prairie Village, Kan; siblings Judith King of Kc Mo, Bob Brown, Jr. of St. Louis, Mo and Steve Brown of Broken Arrow, Okla.
Cremation.  Celebration of Life will be from was, January 27, 2016 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS 913-856-7111.  Memorial Contributions may be given to the Wounded Warriors Project.  Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.