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Condolence From: Rick juhl
Condolence: Shirley and family, very sorry to hear of Mr. Browns passing. He was my track coach at Lincoln Central during my freshman year, as well as history teacher. He was a positive influence on my life, and will cherish memories of my favorite teacher and coach.
Tuesday January 16, 2018
Condolence From: Mark Carey
Condolence: My sincere condolences to Shirley and the entire Brown family. I enjoyed "Mr. Brown" in the classroom and "CB" on the athletic fields. He was a great mentor - always challenging you to work hard and to do your best. I can still remember his gentle - and sometimes not so gentle- prodding. Mr. Brown was instrumental in starting the Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter here in Spencer - a legacy that influenced several generations of Spencer youth. I certainly feel a sense of loss from his passing. May he rest in peace.
Saturday January 13, 2018
Condolence From: Jon Fier
Condolence: Dear Shirley and Family - I am deeply sorry for your loss. Thank you for being the best neighbors anybody could ask for. I will very much miss David. I enjoyed our conversations. Rest in peace David.
Saturday January 13, 2018
Condolence From: David L. Connell DVM
Condolence: My sympathies to you all for your loss. Mr. Brown "came into my life" in jr. high about 1971. He was my teacher and coach in two sports. Just about when I thought I was done with him and he with me, he moved to the high school!! Another class and two more sports!! In all sincerity, he and I really hit it off. He wasn't easy on me but I tried hard in sports and did much better in the classroom. My family lived on 6th ave and W. 11th St, he was always running by the house. I tried running with him a couple times but he was in too good of shape! Without a doubt, one of my top five teachers.
Friday January 12, 2018
Condolence From: Luke Krebs
Condolence: I have no words to describe how I feel right now. Coach Brown meant so many things to so many people and the impact he had on my life is immeasurable. In his own unique way, he taught me persistence and hard work will lend to success in this life and for that, I am forever grateful.

Find peace knowing you, and so many others, were lucky enough to have had in in our lives.

Friday January 12, 2018
Condolence From: Linda (Posthumus) Curry
Condolence: Hello Shirley,
So sorry to hear this news! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending hugs and wishes for strength, and that your memories may comfort you.
Friday January 12, 2018
Condolence From: Soni Miller-Finkbeiner
Condolence: Words can not explain how Coach Brown made an impact on my life in the classroom and the track......he pushed me to do my best at all things.....Heather and family, thoughts and prayers to you all....
Friday January 12, 2018
Condolence From: Pat Tomlinson
Condolence: Shirley and Family. There are no words to express losing a partner and father of your children. When we were in hi school we only thought about finding the love of our life. Not how to coupe with their loss when the time comes. Draw strength from your many memories with David, family and friends. Deepest Sympathy
Thursday January 11, 2018
Condolence From: Mark Kunath
Condolence: R.I.P. Coach.
While I did not have Coach Brown as a teacher, I did enjoy several years of interaction both through football and track.
I offer my condolences to his family and all that were close to him.
Mark Kunath
Thursday January 11, 2018
Condolence From: Sara (Hornby) Lias
Condolence: Shirley and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. What an amazing mentor Dave was to me in high school classes and in track. I send many prayers for healing during this difficult time.
Thursday January 11, 2018
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