M. Dean Brewer

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Monday July 7, 2014
    4:00 to 7:00 PM

  • Visitation Location
    First United Methodist Church, Lebanon
  • Service Date
    July 7, 2014
  • Service Time
    7:00 P.M.
  • Service Location
    First United Methodist Church, Lebanon
  • Full Obituary

    M. Dean Brewer 66 of Lebanon died Friday June 27, 2014 on Doctor Island on Lake Otukamamoan near Port Francis Canada during an annual fishing trip.

    He was born March 13, 1948 in Shelbyville to Kenneth and Helen Loraine (Bartimus) Brewer; they preceded him in death.

    Also preceded in death by his father-in-law Frank Lapka

    He married Cheryl Lapka June 13, 1970 in Hinsdale and she survives in Lebanon.

    Also surviving are his sons Todd Brewer of King Salmon Alaska, Brad (Katie) Brewer of Cutler

    2 grandchildren Kendyl and Reagyn Brewer

    Siblings Daniel (Karen) Brewer of Findlay, Joyce (Merle) Brown of Bethany, James Brewer of Bethany

    Mother-in-law Mary Lapka of Lebanon.

    Dean received his masters in Education and Administration and retired from the Lebanon School District #9 as superintendent of schools. He loved fishing, hunting and was an avid pinochle and euchre player.

    Dean was a member of First United Methodist Church and Sunday School Teacher in Lebanon, Club, Illinois Retired Teachers Association, Lebanon Rotary Club, Lebanon Planning Commission, Lebanon Economic Development Committee, and Masonic Lodge in Pinckneyville

    Memorial Service will be held on Monday July 7, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Lebanon with Rev. Peter Wehrly officiating.

    Family will receive family and friends from 4 to time of services on Monday July 7 at the First United Methodist Church in Lebanon

    Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church ARP for the installation of a new elevator and will be received at the church or through Moss Funeral Home in Trenton who is handling the arrangements.

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