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Marjorie Ann Brown

Marjorie Ann Brown Marjorie Ann Brown, age 89, a longtime Manhattan, Kansas resident, died November 15, 2017, at the Kansas Masonic Home in Wichita, Kansas, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s/dementia.

She was born August 29, 1928, in Manhattan, Kansas, the daughter of Cecil Sutterlin and Cleda (Scott) Casey. Marjorie graduated from Manhattan High School in 1947, and then earned her bachelor’s degrees in Home Economics and Art from Kansas State University in 1951.

On November 22, 1950, in Manhattan, Kansas, she was married to Thomas R. Brown. To this union four children were born: Thomas, William, Jeannette and Diane.

After her children reached their teens, Marjorie returned to Kansas State securing her Teaching Certification and then substitute taught in surrounding communities. She later became a Cashier at the Kansas State Student Union business office where she worked for 15 years, retiring in 1991.

Marjorie was a member of EHU, Daughters of the American Revolution, Order of Eastern Star, Trinity Presbyterian Church and Delta Zeta Sorority. At church she was involved in the Sunday Night Youth Group. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and baking. She was a project leader for College Hill 4-H Club and also a Scout leader.

Marjorie enjoyed her family, pet cats, collecting and the traveling that she and Tom did in their early retirement years.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Tom on February 26, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents, adoptive father Alfred L. “Pat” Casey, her step-mother Naomi Sutterlin, her sister Greta Jean Krouse, and her brother Bob Sutterlin.

Survivors include her four children: Thomas Patrick Brown of Wichita, KS, William Allen Brown of Wichita, KS, Jeannette Ann McInteer and her husband Richard of Wamego, KS and Diane Marie Bayne and her husband Steve of La Marque, TX; four grandchildren: Victoria Roberts (Charlie), Veronica Bayne (fiancé Josh Reeves), Jamie McInteer and Renda McInteer; one great-grandson Logan Roberts; and two siblings: Scott Casey of Westmoreland, KS, and Marilyn Deveney of Raytown, MO.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 20th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home with Reverend Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Monday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home prior to the services.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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