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Albert Brewer

July 15, 1936 — July 28, 2013


Albert C. Brewer, age 77, of Kahoka, MO, died Sunday, July 28, 2013 in the Clark Co. Nursing Home following a courageous battle with cancer.

Albert was born July 15, 1936 near Alexandria, MO, a son of Clarence and Lela Courtney Brewer.

He graduated from Kahoka High School and shortly afterward entered the U. S. Army. Following his discharge he served in the U.S. Army Reserves for an additional six years.

Survivors include his sister, Ozelma Shoup of Kahoka, MO; sister-in-law, Bonnie Brewer of Kahoka, MO; nieces and nephews and their families: Danny (Chris) Shoup of Kahoka, MO, Tina (Kevin) Nixon of Revere, MO, Teresa (Jeff) Carter of Quincy, IL, Tonya (Brian) Brooks of Keokuk, IA, Terri (John) Williams of Kahoka, MO, Gene Tanner of Kahoka, MO, Patty (Bill) Gastorf of Springfield, IL, Bobby Plenge of Luray, MO, Joan (Rex) Roller of Ashton, MO, and Judy (Keith) Wheeler of Canton, MO; special friend of the family, Billie Noble and family of Canton, MO; as well as cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Eddie Brewer; sister and husband, Lois and George Tanner; brother-in-law, Charlie Shoup; nephews, Stanton and Gary Tanner; and, niece, Linda Plenge.

Albert was a farmer all of his life. He was a true outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and maintain a large garden. He had been baptized into the family of God and membership of the Peaksville Christian Church. He was a die-hard St. Louis Cardinal fan.

Even though he never had children of his own, he was instrumental in helping to raise his nieces and nephews and was there for each one when needed. He was a wonderful brother, a much-loved uncle and a great friend.

Funeral services were held Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Dan Deatrick officiating. Burial with full military honors followed in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Clark Co. Local Cancer Fund.

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