|Birth: ||Jul. 28, 1868|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1929|
Husband of Evelyn Stanley.
Son of Samuel Brower and Rachael Bevard.
"The Osceola Sentinel" Osceola, Iowa August 29, 1929, p. 2 c. 2
"Smyrna" paragraph 2
"Quite a number from this locality attended the Will Brower funeral at the Friends church conducted by Rev. Tuttle. The body was brought from Rochester, Minnesota attended by his wife and relatives."
"The Osceola Sentinel" Osceola, Iowa August 29, 1929 page 7.
"William M. Brower"
"William Martin Brower, son of Samuel and Rachel Brower, was born July 28, 1868, in Decatur county, Iowa, and passed from this life August 19, 1929, being 61 years and 21 days of age.
Mr. Brower lived in or near LeRoy, Iowa, the community of his birth, most all of his life, moving to Rochester, Minnesota, in 1911.
On December 14, 1892, he was married to Miss Evelyn Stanley, a neighbor girl, born and raised in the same community as he. To this union was born four children. The eldest died at birth. The living children are: Tressie, now Mrs. F. C. Williamson, Bessie, now Mrs. B. J. Plumley, and Earl Brower. All of these family live in or near Rochester and were present during his last illness.
When nineteen years of age he was converted and united with the Friends church where his membership remained until his death. While in Rochester the family attended the Methodist church.
Short funeral services were held at the funeral parlors in Rochester, Tuesday afternoon, shortly before the family departed for burial at the Quaker cemetery near the home of his childhood. Final funeral service were held at the friends church, to which he belonged, Wednesday afternoon, Mr. H. O. Tuttle of Van Wert, officiating.
The family appreciates the sympathetic kindness of the community folk during these sad hours of bereavement."
"Card of Thanks"
"To all the friends whose sympathy and service were so kindly tendered in our bereavement, we desire to extend our sincere thanks. for the flowers, the music, and the consoling words of the minister, we are deeply grateful.
Mrs. Eva Brower and Children,"
Samuel Thomas Brower (1835 - 1912)
Rachel Ann Bevard Brower (1838 - 1896)
Evelyn Stanley Brower (1875 - 1945)
Infant Son Brower (1896 - 1896)*
Tressa Ann Brower Williamson (1897 - 1979)*
Bessie Brower Plumley (1900 - 1978)*
William Earl Brower (1905 - 1947)*
John W Brower (____ - 1882)*
Ruana Victoria Brower (1858 - 1883)*
William Martin Brower (1868 - 1929)
Created by: Jeanne Gaumer
Record added: Dec 07, 2010
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