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Funeral services for Olga "Ollie" Browne, 93, of Sealy, were held Thursday,
July 20, 2006 at 5 p.m. from First United Methodist Church in Sealy with the
Rev. John Tyler officiating. She died Monday, July 17, 2006 in Sealy.
Interment was at Sealy Cemetery.
Born December 30, 1912 in Wallis, "Ollie" was the daughter of Jan and Rozina
(Malina) Sabrsula. She was one of 13 children.
She was raised in Wallis and she graduated from Wallis High School in 1931
and she went on to business school in Houston.
She recently attended the 2006 Wallis High School reunion in Wallis and was
the oldest graduate in attendance.
Olga "Ollie" Sabrsla married Glenn C. Browne and moved to Sealy in 1949. She
worked as a waitress until she was 70.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church where she taught Vacation
Bible School and although she never learned to drive she was involved for
more than 25 years with the Sealy UMC Sunday School and as a member of the
United Methodist Women's Club.
She loved gardening, taking care of her flowers, planting a garden with her
grandchildren, and quilting. Mrs. Browne was also a Cub Scout Den Mother for
many years. 
Survivors include her sons -- Glenn and wife Nancy Browne, Jr., of Tyler;
William and wife Patsy Browne of Sealy; daughter-in-law -- Terri Browne
Eaton of Colorado; as well as nine grandchildren and eight
She was preceded in death by her parents -- Jan and Rozina Sabrsla; 12
sisters and brothers; and her youngest son Sam, in 2002.
Pallbearers serving were her grandchildren: Bobby, Doug, Steve, Glenn III,
Mike and Tim Browne, Audrey Browne Megil and Mandy and Abbey Browne.
Memorial contributions may be  made to First United Methodist Church, 200
Atchison, Sealy, 77474.
Arrangements by Knesek Family Funeral Chapels.
Posted by Joy Neely


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