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Ervin Edward Brehm
Birth: Jan. 27, 1923
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1991
Grosse Ile
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Dad was born to Carrie Lucille (Hankinson from Grand Rapids, MI) and Walter Brehm in 1923. He had one sibling, William Brehm, his younger brother.

Dad was born in 1923 in the city of Detroit, MI. His parents lived in the city of Detroit and moved to Dearborn when dad began grade school. Grade School - Lowery School and graduated from Fordson. He worked for the Ford Motor Co.

Dad started shooting in 1941 and was very active in the NRA, starting the Dearborn gun club and the Michigan Rifle and Pistol Assoc. He was in charge of the gun range at the Dearborn Recreation Center.

He joined the Ford Yacht Club and was instrumental in planning and purchasing property for the club.

Erv met Loretta and were married. They had two children: Linda and Harold and lived in Dearborn. They divorced in 1954.

Erv continued his interests in competitive target shooting and later met Anna May Schumaker. They were married and had three children: Roger, Lori & Carol. The family stayed in Dearborn until they relocated to Grosse Ile in Nov. 1966. His passion for the water motivated him to move to the island where he could dock his beloved Encore in front of his home.

Dad loved the water, he was an avid boater, a hunter and musician. He was soft spoken, kind and would help anyone who needed it. 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter E Brehm (1895 - 1975)
  Carrie Lucille Hankinson Brehm (1896 - 1988)
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: Ashes scattered over Lake Erie
 
Created by: Lori
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31823334
Ervin Edward Brehm
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Ervin Edward Brehm
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Ervin Edward Brehm
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Thinking of you today on your birthday. You are missed Dad.
- Lori
 Added: Jan. 27, 2015
Merry Christmas Dad.
- Lori
 Added: Dec. 25, 2014
Grandpa, you were gone before I was born, I love you.
- Paige
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014
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