Brown Named Funeral Director of the Year


Shane Brown, Gardner Kansas resident was named Kansas Funeral Director of the Year at the Annual Meeting of the KFDA which was held during the KFDA Convention, May 1-3, 2017, at the Wichita Marriott in Wichita, Kansas.

Shane received a BGS in History from the University of Kansas and a Mortuary Science degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College.  He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer.  He and his family own Bruce Funeral Homes in Gardner and Spring Hill, Kansas.

Shane is a member of Masonic Lodge 65 in Gardner, KS.

Shane is a 3rd generation owner of Bruce Funeral Home in Gardner, Kansas.  Shane resides in Gardner with his wife Tara and his four children.

KFDA officers elected at convention include Sam Steiner of Junction City as President, Adam Rentschler of Smith Center as President-Elect, Glenn White of Pittsburg as Vice-President, and Eric Larrison of Pratt as Secretary/Treasurer.