Jan. 27, 1927-June 26, 2020
MARSHALL — Mass of Christian Burial for Robert “Bob” Brewers, 93, of Marshall will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. A walk through visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue on Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow the service at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
Bob died Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Robert John “Bob” Brewers was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Ghent, to Louis and Blanche (Rogge) Brewers. Known as “Wormy” to his friends and “Uncle Wormy” to his nephews, Bob grew up on the family farm and attended country school. At age 17, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during World War II. On Oct. 18, 1950, he was united in marriage to Barbara Girard at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. The couple farmed and raised their family in Stanley Township. In 1969, they moved to Marshall, and Bob went to work as a Truck Driver for Runnings. After his (first) retirement, Bob went to work for Brewers Transfer. He drove for the family business until he was 80 years old. Bob enjoyed golfing and bowling in his younger years. He also enjoyed vegetable gardening. Bob was very fond of Minnesota professional sports and followed the Vikings and Twins very passionately.
He is survived by his children, Donald (Darlys) Brewers of Marshall, Allan (Jeanette) Brewers of Tallahassee, FL, Brian (Dawn) Brewers of Cottonwood, Stan (Rebecca) Brewers of Marshall, Jeff (Evelyn) Brewers of Marshall, and Brenda Voges of Crosslake; grandchildren, Angie (Courtney) Hughes, Anthony Brewers, Katie Brewers, Derik Brewers, Darrin (Heather) Brewers, Keith Brewers, Adam Brewers, Josh (Marie) Brewers, Ashley (Jesse) Smallfield, Nicole Finch, Jeff Brewers Jr., Samantha Brewers, Mikkel Brewers, Nathan VanPatten, Jon VanPatten, Jordan (Alyson) Voges, Megan Voges, Tanya Duppong, Jeremy Simonsen, Wesley Simonsen, and Lee Simonsen; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Jacob, Gavin, Ella, Jordy, Macy, Owen, Zach, Tristen, Conner, Landon and Gracie and siblings, Wally (Georgia), Dan (Lou), Veronica Miller, Cecilia Alder, Marilyn (Dan) Gregoire; sister-in-law, Bev Brewers, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara; granddaughter, Stacy Brewers; and siblings, Marian Brewers, Genevieve (Pat) Clark, Louis Brewers, Jeanette Drown, in-laws Daryl Miller and Dave Alder.
Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Directors