Darrel M. Browning

flag-2Graveside services for Darrel M. Browning, 86, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Memorial Park Cemetery. He passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at his home.

Darrel was born May 20, 1930 in Hale, CO the son of Albert and Hazel (Sawyer) Browning.

He attended Southwest Missouri State for two years.

Darrel served his country in the United States Air Force as a Staff Sgt. during the Korean War where he was stationed in England.

He was an avid fisherman and hunter.

He was an insulator for Farmland Industries in Lawrence until he retired in 1992.

He married Lorna R. McDysan November 17, 1956 in Mt. Vernon, MO. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, CynDi Browning Sedlak and husband, Mike, SanDe Fishburn and husband, Allen; three grandchildren, Matthew (Jenny) Fishburn, Andrew (Kristy) Fishburn, Bryan (Diane) Fishburn; and four great grandchildren; and three sisters.

Memorials may be made in his name to Douglas County Visiting Nurses and Hospice and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

9 Condolences

  1. Phillip Corkins on January 30, 2017 at 8:09 pm

    Sorry for your los. Praying for you and the family.

  2. Jody Hickert on January 31, 2017 at 8:12 am

    SanDe, CynDi, and family, so sorry for you loss, so greatful you got to spend some quality time with him. Hugs Jody

  3. Louise Howard on January 31, 2017 at 10:30 am

    Lorna so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am in Florida so won’t be able to attend the service.

  4. MaryKay Craig on January 31, 2017 at 7:21 pm

    Lorna, I am sad to hear about Darrell and so sorry for your loss.
    We are in Arizona so are not able to attend

  5. Lois Johnson on February 1, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    My dear sister — I love you, love your courage, and love how you have cared for your dear husband. And I love the picture you have posted of him. My heart, my prayers, and my love are with you and CynDi and SanDe and family.
    Know that I care and we will be doing some things together in the future.


  6. Tj Reyes on February 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Dear Lorna .
    T myself and Xavier will. Miss him supervising our tree triming .it was fun talking with him in his man cave .we had some good talks about wood work and. Man stuff. We 3 are so sorry TJ Reyes jr
    Also Te

  7. Debra Shirar and Jerry Longfellow on February 2, 2017 at 8:03 am

    Lot of good memories! Jello cakes, potato birthdays, but most of all awesome friends to my family and accepting my other Jerry. You have been there when I needed a mom since 1996. I’ll be around for you if you need me and so will Jerry love

  8. Alicia Fricke on February 2, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    Lorna, I was so sorry to hear about Darrel. I didn’t know anything about it until I was at Mah Jongg today. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


  9. Mary Murphy on February 3, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    CynDi – Sorry for your lose. The Browning family will be in my prayers.

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