Obituaries

Myron “Mike” Brewer – Anamosa

Myron “Mike” Brewer age 84, died Thursday, December 9, 2021 at the Transitional Care Center in Cedar Rapids following a brief illness.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 Tuesday morning, December 14, 2021 at the Martelle Christian Church with interment in the Norwich Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4 until 7 Monday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa.   Pastor Corey McCracken will officiate at the services.  Masks are required for both the visitation and the church services.  In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.  By visiting Goettschonline.com you may share your thoughts, memories and condolences with Mike’s family and sign the online guest book.

Surviving is his wife Audrey, 2 daughters, Mary Beth (Craig) Beadle, Melonie (Chad) Rumbaugh, a daughter-in-law, Jill Brewer, grandchildren, Ben (Nikki) Brewer, Josh (Elaine) Costello, Corey (Dalton) Brewer, Jessie (Josh) Merrill, Jennifer (Peder Lueben) Kray, Rebecca Beadle (Vance Van Doselaar), Rachel Beadle, great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Jackson Costello, Kaylee, Hayden and Hope Brewer, Gunner Brewer, Kayden Parker, Jocelynn and Josie Merrill a Merrill baby girl due in April and Scarlett Carano, a sister, Martha Ann Titmus, a sister-in-law, Anna Mary Hostert and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Mark and siblings, Dottie Wright, Wilma Caldwell, Mary Jo Rouse and Jack Brewer.

Myron “Mike” Glenn Brewer was born July 11, 1937 at Martelle, Iowa.  He was the son of Glenn and Pauline Fuehl, Brewer.   Mike graduated from the Martelle High School in 1955.  He started working at Roy Rodman’s Shell Station in Anamosa.   Mike married Audrey Coonrod on April 29, 1956 in East Moline, IL.   The couple lived in Martelle where he operated at DX Station and later a Gulf Oil Station.   For 40 years Mike worked for the State of Iowa as a DNR officer.  He served at Palisades-Kepler,  Rock Creek and Wapsipinicon State Parks.  He retired in 1999.

Mike enjoyed watching dirt track racing and Nascar.  He loved wildlife, watching deer and feeding the birds and turkeys.    Most of all he loved spending time with his family.

The family would like to thank everyone at Palliative Care for their kindness during Mike’s illness.  A special thanks to Ed and Gerrie Shover for being the best neighbors anyone could have.

 

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