Kevin J. Brown Sr., 47 of St. Michael ND began his earthly journey on March 12, 1974 and began his Spirit journey on February 26, 2022.
Family and friends will gather at the Sylvia and Eugene Hale residence on Sunday, March 6, 2022 beginning at 5:00 p.m. for prayers, singing and remembrance. The procession to the Hale residence will leave from City Plaza on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Native American Church Services will be on Monday, March 7th at the Tekakwitha Center, St. Michael ND beginning at 9:00 a.m. with final review at 10:00 a.m. and burial services at the Native American Church Cemetery. Kris White will officiate the services. Music will be provided by the Native American Church Singers and all Drum Groups and Singers are welcome to share their songs in memory of Kevin.
Casket Bearers will be Kevin Brown Jr., Lowan Tyler Sr., Elton Demarce, Myron Harrison, Marlin Thompson and Michael Ironhawk. Honorary Pallbearers will be Helena Littleghost and family, Roberta Littleghost and family, Shilo Knutson and family, Peggy Cavanaugh and family, Shawn Guy and family, Georgia Dubois and family, Joseph Lawrence and family, Margaret Bear and family, Myra Pearson and family, Kris “Thunder Boy” White Jr., Lorman Owlboy Sr. and family, Sheila Thompson and Ryan Guy and family, Florine Harrison and family, Elaine and Duane Guy and family, Catherine Howard and family, Rena Lohnes and family, Derrick Jackson and family, Lynissa and James Bull and family, Eric “Big Tire” Smith III, Natasha Gourd and family. All of Kevin’s friends and family. If we forgot anyone it was not intentional. He was very well known by many.
Kevin is survived by his loving family. His grandpas Jack Warner and Dwayne Jackson; grandmothers Dina McDonald, Inez “Frankie” Chaske; mother Sylvia Hale; stepfather Eugene Hale Sr.; uncle Ryan Warner; aunts Gloria Alberts, Corrine Brown, Becky Brown, Karen Jackson and Lonna Street; brothers Elvis Demarce, Michael Ironhawk, Bernie Yazzie, Kayleb Eagle, Donald (Lorraine) Whiteman; sisters Melody Brown, Michelle Hale, Jessica (Lowan) Hale, Carmen Hale and Elrae Mazakahomni; children Maurisa Brown, Darrion Feather, Kevin Brown Jr., Sequoia Brown, Kaelani Brown, Tierra Brown, Jameson Brown and Bella Brown; grandchildren Mahliyah Brown and Taben; many more aunties, uncles and cousins and his dear extended and adopted family in Canada. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Veronica Thompson, Peter Demarrias, Viola Brown, Pat Brown, Zachary Thompson, Fran Warner, Demus McDonald, Pauline Yankton, Violet Smith and Cynthia PoorBear; father Robert Brown Sr.; aunts Sandra Demarce and Elaine Demarce; uncles Albert Thompson, Richard Demarce Sr., and Leonard Demarce; brothers Alvin Brown Sr., Robert Brown Jr., Bill Brown Sr., and Eric Daniels.
Kevin Brown Sr. was born on March 12, 1974 to Sylvia Hale and Robert Brown Sr. at Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake. He attended and graduated from Four Winds High School in Fort Totten. He worked various jobs. He enjoyed working on cars the most; whether fixing them or driving them. His favorite was the muscle cars and monster trucks (his favorite was “Grave Digger”). He was a jack-of-all-trades. He was a problem solver. Kevin was someone you could call for anything, even if you just needed a good laugh. He even knew how to fix people with laughter. He loved and cherished his Native American Church traditional ways. He was always ready to set up tipi or gather wood for ceremonies. Kevin was always ready to pray. He had love for his people and the elders of the community. He loved his children and spent time with them whenever he could. Kevin will be greatly missed by everyone he shared a laugh with, a song with and a prayer with.
Posted online on March 04, 2022
Published in Devils Lake Journal