AMerican Veteran 10

Jerry A. Brewer

April 18, 1948 ~ June 19, 2019 (age 71)

Jerry A. Brewer, 71, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Ft. Wayne. He was born in Van Wert, OH, on April 18, 1948, the son of the late George A. and Vera C. (Sites) Brewer. On July 14, 1972, he married Patricia R. Schnepp.

He was a 1966 graduate of Van Wert High School. Jerry was drafted into the United States Army and served a tour in the Vietnam Conflict. He worked at B.F. Goodrich for 40 years, retiring in 2010.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 47 years, Pat R. Brewer of Decatur; 2 daughters, Danielle K. Brewer of Indianapolis and Tiffanie J. Brewer of Decatur; 2 grandchildren, Leah Crowder and Seth Smith; a great grandchild, Kayden Brewer; 2 sisters, Judy (Jerry) Fisher and Darlene (Howard) Shobe both of Van Wert; a brother-in-law, Roger Kiracofe of Van Wert.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Kiracofe.

A Private Family Viewing will be held at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home and burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, with Father Spenser St. Louis officiating. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post 43 Color Guard.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors.


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