Walter Wayne Brown, 80, Topeka, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2016.

He was born July 23, 1936, to Merl and Evelyn (Worrell) Brown. He graduated from Wichita State University. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves.

He married Jeannine Earley on Aug. 11, 1974, in Dodge City.

Kevin Brennan Family Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.kevinbrennanfamily.com.