Howard Warren Browne Sr., age 79, passed away December 5, 1990 in San Francisco at the home of his son.

He was born October 18, 1911 to Howard R.M. Browne and Mary Isabel Warren Browne in Kansas City, Kansas. He married Marguerite Oreta Shepard June 9, 1931 in Oskaloosa, Kansas.He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for over 35 years. He was an avid sportsman and a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner of the Colorado Jurisdiction and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

He leaves to mourn; son, Howard Warren Browne Jr., daughter, Victoria E. Ponder, Nelda K. Farley, all San Francisco, California; Vania K. Matthews of Roseville, California; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife and son, Charles G. Browne.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 13th, 11 a.m., at the Calvary Baptist Church, 532 East 700 South, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Redwood Memorial Estates. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Calvary Baptist Church.

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