Curtis Micheal “Mike” Brown, 67 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma passed away Monday January 9, 2023. Service will be held at Hutchins Maples Matherly Funeral Home Saturday January 14, 2023, at 2pm. At his request Mike was cremated and his ashes will be spread in Denali, Alaska.
Mike was born in Sallisaw, Ok on June 6, 1955, to Curtis and Seba Brown. Later in childhood the family moved to Claremore, Oklahoma where they made their home. He graduated from Claremore High School in 1973. He continued his education at Claremore Junior College getting his basics out of the way before transferring to Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma where he earned an associate degree in Funeral Service and became a certified eye enucleator. In 1975 he became a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer. In 2004 he became dual licensed in the state of Alaska then in 2010 became licensed in Wisconsin as well. Mike married Jan on March 28, 2000.
Mike enjoyed riding his Harley with his wife throughout Alaska and Oklahoma, shooting guns and reloading his own ammunition and spending time with his children and grandson.
He is survived by his wife Jan Brown; daughter MicKenzie Kissinger; son, Duke Brown and wife Sierra; grandson Taylor Brown and future Grandson Rowdy Brown; sister-in-law Judy Brown; Niece Dawna Church and husband Danny; Nephew Rob Brown and wife Lorie.
Mike is preceded in death by his parents Curtis and Seba Brown, Brothers Pat Brown and Leslie Curtis Brown, Grandparents Claude and Dora Brown, Robert and Isaac Walker.