Zachary “Zach” Brown, age 20, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Rapid City on Friday, February 21, 2014. He was born on October 18, 1993 in Traverse City to Mike and Denise (O’Brien) Brown.
Zach graduated from Kalkaska High School in 2012. He enjoyed wrestling and being on the wrestling team when he attended Kalkaska Middle School. Zach loved to cook. He also enjoyed skateboarding, snowboarding, fishing, and the great outdoors.
Zach was looking forward to the birth of his first child, Zachary Michael Brown, Jr., who is due to arrive June 22, 2014. He will be deeply missed by all those that knew and loved him.
Zach is survived by his loving parents, Mike and Denise Brown of Rapid City; his companion, Pamela M. Krocker; his dear siblings, Trish Marie Gibson-Straight and Clifford Michael Straight, both of Mancelona; 2 nephews, Ashtin Trychel of Carlton, MI and Robert Lee Bluer of Kalkaska; and 1 niece Jasmine Bluer of Kalkaska.
Visitation for Zach will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 3-7 p.m. at Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home. Services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Norman Dickson, S.J. officiating.
Memorials may be given to The Family of Zach Brown, c/o 106 S. Cherry St., Kalkaska, MI 49646.
Condolences may be left online at www.wolfeoneill.com.