Michael Sean Brooks

DEERFIELD - Micheal Sean Brooks, age 46, was born January 21, 1974 in Ashland, KS, to the late Faye Evelyn (Williams) and Franklin Dennis Brooks. He died May 19, 2020 near Deerfield, KS.


He attended and graduated Ashland, KS schools. He worked in agricultural and the oil and gas industries -- most recently was an employee at Sunbelt Farms near Deerfield, KS.


Micheal was a gifted fabricator, welder, electrician and mechanic and had a passion for rat rods, rye whiskey, hard rock music, and especially his dogs. He was a very devoted and loving husband to wife, Melody (Jarboe), and caring father to Seth Szekula. Micheal & Melody were united in marriage on August 9, 2008 at Taylor Park, Co and the Colorado mountains became a very special place for him. Micheal never knew a stranger and was always willing to lend a hand.


Micheal leaves the love of his life Melody, and son, Seth of the home, sister Starla (Brooks) Kernell (Dave) of Fowler, KS, and aunt Peggy (Williams) Stotler of Ashland, KS. mother and father-in law, Jim and Barbara (Weatherred) Jarboe of Lakin, KS, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends.


Micheal was proceeded in death by his parents, a sister, Melissa (Lynne) (Brooks) Young, and his grandparents.


A private viewing took place with family on May 21, 2020 and a celebration of Micheal’s life will be announced at a later date.


Memorials are suggested to the Micheal Brooks Memorial Fund, in care of Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com