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Linn County News

Published Sept. 15, 2021

 

Janet (Brown) Maschino, 64, of rural Pleasanton and Parsons, passed away peacefully at 3:13 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Erie.

Janet’s story starts on March 29, 1957, at Parsons, the second of children of John Paul and Mary Ita (Little) Brown. She spent her early days on the farm and attended schools in St. Paul. After graduating from St. Paul High School, she attended the Labette Community College and received an Associate Degree in Nursing. Janet was a registered nurse and spent over 20 years working at the Labette County Medical Center, where she enjoyed working and caring for her patients.

On Feb. 28, 1992, she and Douglas “Doug” E. Maschino were united in marriage at the former St. Mary’s Catholic Church at Parsons. He survives of the home.

She later moved to rural Pleasanton with her husband where they purchased a pharmacy. Janet also worked at the Pleasanton Family Practice for 10 years while working part-time at the Maschino Family Pharmacy.

While she was growing up, Janet was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church and was currently a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Mound City. She enjoyed many hobbies: fishing, planting trees and flowers, shooting and was a member of the National Rifle Association. She also enjoyed working with her skid loader. She was an avid animal lover, and especially loved her European Breed German Shepherds. She also raised three quarter horses from foals. In early years she enjoyed canoeing and camping with family and friend. She especially enjoyed tubing the Guadalupe River, “oh, what a ride!” She had a love for sports and especially enjoyed volleyball and fast-pitch softball. She enjoyed spending time with her family the most and her daughter, Cary Lynn, was her pride and joy.

In addition to her husband, survivors include: her daughter, Cary Lynn Parlett, of Erie, Kan.; her mother, Mary Ita Brown, of rural Erie;  two sisters, Judy Widner, and her husband, Steve, Girard, Kan., and Patricia Phelan, of Eureka, Kan.; four brothers, Ed Brown, of St. Paul, Kan., John Brown, and his wife, Loretta, of Livermore, Calif., Tom Brown, of Tulsa, Okla., and Mike Brown, and his wife, Renee, of rural Erie; nieces and nephews, Jason Widner, of Kansas City, Kan., Amy McCarter, and her husband, Landon, Pleasanton, Calif., Keith Phelan, and his son, Quinton, of Eureka, Dr. Jonathon “Jon” Phelan, and his wife, Dr. Katy, and daughters Lily and June, of Minneapolis, Minn., Sarah Waterson, and her husband, Ryan, and son Oscar, of Wichita, Kan., Jay Thomas Brown, of Chanute, Kan., and Jennifer Brown, of Livermore, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her father, J.P. Brown; her maternal grandparents, Harry and Ellen (Cavanaugh) Little; and her paternal grandparents, Raymond and Rosa (Steinbacher) Brown.                 

Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, at the St. Francis Catholic Church at St. Paul, with Father Larry Parker officiating. Burial was in the St. Francis Cemetery. The casket was moved to the St. Francis Catholic Church for the Rosary to be recited Sunday evening at the St. Francis Catholic Church.

Memorials are suggested to the St. Francis Catholic Church of St. Paul or to the Mother of God Catholic Church at Oswego. These may be left at or mailed to the Carson-Wall Funeral Home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 66357. Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.

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