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Franklin Charles Brewer

Oct 30, 2012

Franklin Charles Brewer, 71 of Mount Sterling died at 4:13 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua.

A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua with the Rev. Bill Shewmaker officiating. Burial will be in Harness Cemetery, Mount Sterling.

Visitation opens at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with family present from 5-7 p.m.

Memorials to the family may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 28963 Route W-20, Mount Sterling 52573-8063.

Mr. Brewer was born Dec. 16, 1940, near Granger, Mo., the son of Johnnie and Rachel Eichelberger Brewer. He married Pat Smith and divorced. He married Lona Snowbarger and divorced. He married Melody Wasson Oct. 26, 1985 in Mount Sterling.

He lived in the Mount Sterling community and graduated from Keosauqua High School.

He worked at Sheaffer Pen Co., in Fort Madison and operated his own auto repair shop in rural Mount Sterling.

He served as a trustee of Harness Cemetery and had been mayor of Mount Sterling.

He attended Mount Sterling Community Church.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Charles Brewer at home; one daughter, Tara Brewer at home; his mother of Keosauqua; one sister, Ellen Kreiss of Keosauqua; and one brother, James Brewer of Fairfield.

He was preceded in death by his father.

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