Michael Sten Browne

May 31, 1949 ~ September 19, 2019 (age 70)


Michael S. Browne, 70 of Jackson, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019, at his home in Jackson.

He was born May 31, 1949, in Juneau, Alaska, to Ralph and Beatrice Didericksen Browne.  He married Virginia Wilson June 29, 1991, in Jackson.

Michael was a 32-year “life member” of the Jackson Elks Lodge 2652. He served several years as chairperson of the Annual Christmas Basket Program, he held many other offices, and was a Past Elk of the Year.

Michael worked 30 years as a service technician for Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Jackson, retiring in 2011. He enjoyed life to its fullest and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.

 Loving survivors include his wife of 28 years, Virginia Browne of Jackson; five children: Jeff (Leah) Browne of Jackson; Jason (Amber) Browne of Cape Girardeau; Jeff Kinder of Jackson; Brent (Julia) Kinder and Melissa Childers of Kansas City, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five siblings: Kimberly Browne and Tyler (Lori) Browne of California; Calvin Browne and Vanessa (Billy) Bales of Minnesota; Roderick (Lynette) Browne of Washington;  and a brother-in-law, Larry Wilson of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

To celebrate Michael’s life, friends are invited to a gathering from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, October 13, 2019, in the lower level of the Elks Lodge in Jackson.   An Elks service will be held at 5 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Memorials to the family are appreciated.  Donors may contribute at the memorial gathering. 

Cremation accorded by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

To send flowers to Michael's family, please visit our floral section.


Celebratory Gathering
October 13, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Elks Lodge - Jackson, MO
542 W Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Elks Service
October 13, 2019

5:00 PM
Elks Lodge - Jackson, MO
542 W Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Please note
Refreshments will be served.


To The Family of Michael Seth Browne
c/o McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 640 W. Independence Street, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-243-2424

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