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Brian M. Pancake

October 8, 1958 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Brian Pancake Obituary

Brian M. Pancake, 65, of Salina, Kan., passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2024, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on October 8, 1958, in Salina, to Gerald and Albina (Zvolanek) Pancake.

Brian worked for many years for Systems 4, R&R Plumbing and Heating, and Pavers Construction. He enjoyed being outside and spent his later years farming and caring for the Zvolanek family homestead in Ellsworth County. He was a proud gardener and loved sharing his bounty. He was the pitcher for the House of Sight and Sound softball team for twenty years. Brian had a gruff exterior but a soft interior. He had a huge heart and was always willing to help a friend or relative in need.

Survivors include his sister, Diane Pancake; brother, Richard Pancake; cousins and second cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at Ryan Mortuary, Salina, with family present from 6-8. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, at Ryan Mortuary, followed by burial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Enterprise, Kan.

Memorials may be made to Salina Animal Services or Tammy Walker Cancer Center, care of Ryan Mortuary.




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March 29, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ryan Mortuary
137 N 8th St
Salina, KS 67401

Funeral Service
March 30, 2024

10:00 AM
Ryan Mortuary
137 N 8th St
Salina, KS 67401

March 30, 2024

Pleasant Hill Cemetery
2040 Oat Rd
Enterprise, KS 67441


Salina Animal Services
329 N 2nd St, Salina KS 67401
Tel: 1-785-826-6535

Tammy Walker Cancer Center
511 S Santa Fe Ave, Salina KS 67401
Tel: 1-785-452-4850


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