Darlene M. Brown, 58, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2013 in rural Ford County.
Darlene M. Brown, 58, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2013 in rural Ford County. She was born on November 5, 1954 at Spearville, the daughter of Albert and Alma (Ackerman) Schawe. She married Dennis Brown on April 10, 1976 at Windthorst, he survives. Mrs. Brown enjoyed gardening in her spare time. She worked as a records clerk for the Ford County Sheriffs Office. She is survived by her husband Dennis of the home; two brothers, Richard Schawe of Spearville, and Leroy Schawe of Dodge City; two sisters, Rosella Masten of Dodge City, and Marilyn Strecker of Heizer, Kan. Vigil service will be held at at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 25, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev.Wesley Schawe presiding. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Windthorst. There will be no public visitation and the casket will remain closed. Memorials are suggested to Windthorst Heritage in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.