Marvin H. Brewer


Marvin H. Brewer, 77, from Ladoga, Indiana passed away at his residence on April 21, 2019. He was born on January 20, 1942 to George and Ruby Elizabeth (Blackaby) Brewer in Gravel Switch, Kentucky. He married Dorothy “Corky” (Bain) Brewer on December 9, 1961 in New Market, Indiana.  She survives.

After graduating from Waveland High School in 1960 he began working for R.R. Donnelleys and Sons in Crawfordsville, Indiana for 20 years. He owned and operated Brewer Furniture Store in Ladoga, Indiana for 28 years.

He was a member of Hawcreek Church of Christ. Marvin enjoyed sports and was an avid Purdue Boilermaker Fan.  He was a very active grandfather taking great pride in his grandchildren and following their activities. Spending time with his family brought him great joy.

Marvin is survived by his wife Dorothy “Corky” Brewer from Ladoga, Indiana; sonsKevin (Beverly) Brewer from Danville, Indiana and David (Angela) Brewer from Brownsburg, Indiana; 4 grandchildren, Abbie, Sam, Charlie and Frannie Brewer;siblings, Lawrence (Daphne) Brewer from Crawfordsville, Indiana, Ivan (Carolyn) Brewer from Crawfordsville, Indiana, Maurice (Carolyn) Brewer from Midland, Michigan,  Don Brewer from Crawfordsville, Indiana, Fred (Jo) Brewer from Waveland, Indiana,  Joyce Brewer from West Layette, Indiana, and Dale Brewer from Danville, Indiana; numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Beth Anne Brewer; siblings, Warren Brewer, Lowell “Chick” (Dorothy) Brewer, Alma (Dick) Stull, Kenneth Brewer, and Jerry Brewer.

A memorial service will take place 7:00 P.M. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home Ladoga, 203 North Washington Street, Ladoga, Indiana 47954. Reverend Glen McFarland will be officiating; Friends may visit with the family from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.

 

 

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15 thoughts on “Marvin H. Brewer

  • Jim Oppy

    Ivan, sorry to read about Marvin’s passing. I hope you are doing well. All is well in H’burg but I do miss a lot of C’ville folks. Jim O.

  • Gail and Joe Cook and Kyle Wilson

    Corky so sorry for your loss. Marvin was always a good, friendly person. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family!

  • James Barker

    i worked with Marvin for many years at RR Donelley’s. He was a great guy. My thought and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

  • Patti Ames

    I am so sorry to hear about Marvin’s passing. I tried to get home and make it to viewing of funeral. I got home and neuropathy flared up in my feet. I knew there would be no way, I would be able to stand in line. If, I can help you anytime please let me know. Sincerely, Patti Ames

  • Donna Mitchell

    I am just now seeing this as a friend sent it to my work email. I am so sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing and the family is in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you All.

  • Sally Patton Kalua

    Condolences on the loss of Marvin. I have many good memories of the Brewer family during our time at Waveland High School. May God bless and comfort each of you and your families.

  • William & Connie Bradley

    Corky & family,
    We are sorry to hear of your loss. Marvin will be missed. Our thoughts are with you & your family

    Bill & Connie Bradley

  • Sandra Straw

    Sending my condolences to Corky and family. We so enjoyed your family while we lived in Ladoga. I am still enjoying our Brewer furniture pieces. We reminisce quite often how the boys carried a heavy desk up the stairs at our home for our daughter Laura when we lived in our lovely old Victorian home. We have many memories of days gone by. May God be with your family, and thanks for your friendship during our family’s Ladoga years.

  • Vickie Sparks

    Corky and family
    Sorry for your loss. Was a pleasure getting to know both of you through working with you at Oats Accounting. Thoughts & Prayers
    Vickie Sparks

  • Larry and Roberta McBride

    Corky,
    So sorry to hear about your husband’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.
    Larry and Roberta McBride

  • Mary Huebner

    Corkey,
    I send my sympathies to you and the whole Brewer crew on the loss of Marvin. He was such a kind man and so gracious to so many. I know he will be missed tremendously.
    Sincerely,
    Mary Huebner