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Gwendolyn Lu Brown 1946 - 2018
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Gwendolyn Lu Brown, 71, passed away at her home on June 23, 2018. She was born July 15, 1946, in Strong City to Edward and Martha (Walker) Maddox. She married Ellis Eugene Brown.
A Great Bend resident since 2015, coming from Hoisington, Gwendolyn worked in healthcare, as a phlebotomist at CKMC, an x-ray tech at Clara Barton Hospital and a nurse aide for Great Bend Home Health. She loved to crochet, knit and sew.
Survivors include, two sons, Milton Pete Brown of Hoisington and Michael Brown of Great Bend; one daughter, Tammy Brown of Great Bend; a niece, Leigh Ann Swigart; and a special family friend, Nancy Winkelman of Great Bend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Martha Maddox; two brothers, Dennis and Edward Maddox and half sister, Alice Calhoun.
Memorial Services will be at Bryant Funeral Home on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Dick Ogle presiding. Inurnment will be at the Hoisington Cemetery. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune July 1, 2018