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Brian W. Mann

December 1, 2018


Brian W. Mann 43, passed away December 1, 2018.  He was born December 17, 1974 in Birmingham, Alabama to James and Roberta (Taylor) Mann.


On March 23, 1996 he married Alicia L. Renze at University United Methodist Church in Wichita and she survives.


Brian was a partner at Max Aerostructures in Wichita where he was the Director of Engineering.  He previously worked for Exacta Aerospace in Wichita for 19 years.


Brian looked forward to spending time with his loving family and many friends. He was on a bowling league and enjoyed working out and keeping fit.  His other hobbies include boating, camping, woodworking and fishing.


He is survived by his wife Alicia of the home; daughter Alexis K. Mann also of the home; parents James and Roberta Mann of Grove, OK and a brother Raymond Mann of Park City, KS.


He is preceded in death by his grandparents.


A service of celebration and remembrance of Brian’s life will be 2:00 pm., Thursday, December 6, 2018 at University United Methodist Church in Wichita, KS with The Reverend Jo Mead presiding. A visitation and gathering with the family will follow the service at the church. Private family interment will be at a later date.


Memorials are suggested to The Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition in care of Petersen Funeral Home 215 North Main Newton, Kansas.

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