September 14, 2023
Melvin Albert Brown died at his home on Sept. 8, 2023. He was born on June 26, 1945, in Belfast, Ireland, while his father was stationed there during World War II. He was later adopted by Willard and Florence Brown.
Mel attended Aurora High School in Aurora, Colorado, and then earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Sterling College where he was the quarterback on the football team.
He married Marlene Giebler in 1969, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hays, Kansas. To this union three sons were born, Patrick, Chad and Scott.
Mel started his teaching and coaching caree...