Shane Brown, Gardner, was recently installed as president of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association (KFDA) at the annual meeting of the KFDA which was held during the Tri-State Convention, May 8-11, 2016, at the Sheraton Overland Park at the Overland Park Convention Center.
Brown received a BGS in History from the University of Kansas and a Mortuary Science degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He and his family own Bruce Funeral Homes in Gardner and Spring Hill.
He is a member of Masonic Lodge 65 in Gardner and resides in Gardner with his wife Tara and his four children.
Other KFDA officers elected include Sam Steiner of Junction City as president-elect, Adam Rentschler of Smith Center as vice president and Glenn White of Pittsburg as secretary/treasurer.