Obituary Record

Rex E Brewer
Died on 8/19/2005

Brewer, Rex E., 85

Died 19 August 2005

Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Wahoo

Veteran, Army, World War II

Published in Pilot Tribune on 23 August 2005

Former Fort Calhoun resident Rex E. Brewer of Wahoo died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at the Saunders County Care Center in Wahoo.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Greenwood Cemetery in Wahoo. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post No. 4502 and American Legion Post No. 82.

Rex E. Brewer was born Aug 23, 1919, in Wiota, Iowa. He grew up on the farm near Wiota, then joined the U.S. Army on Nov. 5, 1942. He served during World War II before being discharged on Feb. 18, 1947.

He met Stella Hall in 1955, and they farmed at Elkhorn, Bennington and Fort Calhoun. He died in 1975, and Mr. Brewer sold his farm in 1976 and worked for a farmer in Iowa until moving with his granddaughter to Wahoo in 1979. He worked at the Mead Cattle Co. at Mead until retiring. He had lived at the Saunders County Care Center for the past year and a half.

He is survived by his stepsons, Gary and Jeanne Hall of Blair, and Mike Devoll of Mason City, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Ruth Ann Davis.

Svoboda Funeral Home in Wahoo is in charge of arrangements.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

Find a Grave Memorial # 36938519

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 8/23/2005