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Wynn Louise Ellestad Brewster
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Birth: unknown
Death: Nov., 2005

Passed away peacefully in the company of her children in San Francisco, Ca after a brief illness.

She was born in Dunn Center, North Dakota.

Survivors include her son, Dean and his wife Linda Brewster, of Placerville, her daughter, Anne and her husband Richard Vance, of Napa. Grandson Chad Brewster, his wife Teresa, their children Tiffany and Tyler Brewster, grandson Justin Brewster, his wife Loni and their daughter Kaitlyn, also of Placerville.

Also surviving is her brother Arvid Ellestad and his wife Lola, of Mount Vernon, WA, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers and 5 sisters.

Ms Brewster grew up in rural Mount Vernon, Washington, moving to San Francisco during World War II to work as a fashion model for I. Magnin. She spent several years in Placerville raising her family and working for law firms.

She lived in Sacramento for a time and continued working for law firms.

In 1966 she returned to Seattle and managed several office firms.

In 1972 brought her back to San Francisco where she became an office manager for Adams Capital Management, later becoming a partner and project manager in that firm serving as President of Adams Properties Inc. and VP of Adams Property Management Co.

During this time she managed the residental development project, Gold Springs Ranch, Columbia, California; the re-development and remodeling of Arden Town, a Sacramento shopping Center; and the development and management of Howell Mountain - Bancroft Vineyard (Napa Valley), and Rancho La Jota.

Wynn Louise Brewster focused her talents and energy on every aspect of her work. She required that every project be an artistic achievement as well as a business success.

Wynn Louise was a hands on manager, comfortable with construction crews, shopping center operators and government officials - Her landscape design talents were exceptional in their style and beauty.

Perhaps her first choice of career might have been thoroughbred horses, not for the potential prize money, but for their grace and beauty.

In 1980 she developed and owned Brewster Thoroughbreds. She loved the horse shows. Her horses competed in shows along the West Coast to Arizona. Above all, she loved her family and her friends. Her love for life and beauty surrounded her.

Her teachings, philosophy, generosity, and wisdom will be missed by all who loved her. 
Created by: D.A.R.
Record added: Nov 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12277525
Wynn Louise <i>Ellestad</i> Brewster
Added by: D.A.R.
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 Added: Nov. 7, 2005

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