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October 17th, 2019

glenn brewerELKHART – Glenn Edward Brewer, 88, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Morton County Senior Living Community. 

He was born June 13, 1931 to Edd and Ida (Gillaspie) Brewer in Elkhart. 

He married Selma Haar Aug. 17, 1958. She preceded him in death in November of 1993.

He graduated from Elkhart High School.  He received a football scholarship from Oklahoma Panhandle State University (then Panhandle A&M) and played all four years and was a member of the All Star Football team his senior year. 

After graduating from OPSU, he joined the Army for two years, serving one year in Germany.  After his discharge from the service, he returned to the farm to help with the farming and ranching.    

He enjoyed raising and showing Quarter Horses and roping in his younger years. 

He enjoyed fishing and hunting. 

He loved to watch his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren compete in sports and music events. 

He was a member of the Elkhart First Church of God and served on many boards and committees over the years. 

He had a love of music and played guitar and bass for many years in the worship band at church and at cowboy gatherings.

Survivors include son, Tom Brewer and wife, Rena, Elkhart, and their children, Michael, Mica, and Miranda; daughter, Jolinda Brumley and husband, Rick, Borger, Texas, and their daughter, Jenna; sister, Ruth Simmons and husband, Ivan, Elkhart; and four great-grandchildren: Shaylee, Lance, Regan and Clayson.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Minnie Lou Chestnut.

• Funeral services took place Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at the First Church of God in Elkhart, with Pastor Denny Huebner presiding. 

Burial took place at the Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart, with military rites by Point Rock Post #3162. 

Memorials are suggested to the First Church of God youth group in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS  67950. 

Condolences may be left at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.

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