Janice M. Brown


Janice M. Brown, 70, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

Janice M. Brown, 70, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born Aug. 2, 1943, in Colby, to Honorable Alexander and Ruth Marie Kessler Fromme.

A Garden City resident since 1971, moving from Platte City, Mo., Mrs. Brown was an executive director of the Girl Scouts, Tumbleweed Council of Garden City. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Garden City, Alpha Z Delta Sorority of KSU, PEO, Women's Chamber, lifetime member of Girl Scouts, Salmagundi, American Legion Auxiliary, Weight Watchers and the Searchers Sunday School Class.

On June 23, 1965, she married E. Edward Brown in Hoxie. He survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Stephanie Nicholson and her husband Barth of Olathe; a son, Scott Brown and his wife Valerie of Wichita; two sisters, Mary Lou Anderson of Lansing, and Debra Basom of Topeka; three brothers, Honorable David Fromme of Springfield, Mo., Honorable Phil Fromme of Burlington, and Robert Fromme of Floresville, Texas; a grandson, Grant Nicholson of Olathe; and a granddaughter, Chelsea Nicholson of Olathe. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Garden City, with Pastor David Bell officiating. Graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Hoxie Cemetery in Hoxie.

There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.


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