Valerie L. Browning

Valerie L. Browning

Valerie L. Browning, age 53, of Stoughton, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born on March 19, 1966, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the daughter of Fred Overstreet and Ella (Merriman) McClellan.

Val graduated from Booker T Washington High School (Tulsa), Cottey College, and Oklahoma State University. She married D. Mark Browning on July 7, 1988.

Val is survived by her husband, Mark; two sons, D. John Browning and James W. Browning; daughter, Melissa “Missy” L. Browning; and her parents, Fred O. Overstreet and Ella McClellan.

Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON STOUGHTON FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 1358 Hwy 51 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Private services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts honoring the exceptional stroke center team at St. Mary’s Hospital, and in particular Val’s guardian angel, RN Amanda L., who was with Val for her entire journey, be made to St. Mary’s Foundation, 700 Park St, Madison, WI 53715, or visit or, Stoughton Area EMS (Care Of Serena, 2333 Stone Crest Rd, Stoughton, WI 53589).

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson Stoughton
Funeral & Cremation Care
1358 Highway 51 N. at Jackson St.
(608) 873-4590