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Ed Brewer

July 14, 1950 — March 8, 2019

Ed Brewer

Ed Brewer, 68, of Viola, Illinois died Friday, March 8, 2019 at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo.

Cremation has been accorded.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, March 15th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola.  Memorials may be left for the family or Ed’s AA Club.

Laurence Edgar Brewer, Jr. was born July 14, 1950 in Moline, Illinois the son of Laurence Sr. and Marian Robbins Brewer.  The Winola High School graduate went on to marry Winona “Sue” Lilly on October 17, 1969.  Together they had two children, but later divorced.  Over the years, Ed had worked at Gale’s in Galesburg, Pioneer in Woodhull and lastly Crop Production Services in Viola.  Ed enjoyed hunting and shooting as well as fishing.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children:  Billie (Craig) Seabloom of Orion, Illinois and John (Christina) Brewer of Viola, Illinois; grandchildren:  Cassandra Woeber, Anthoni Seabloom, Christopher Seabloom, Andrea Brewer and DJ Brewer; his mother:  Marian Brewer of Knoxville, Illinois and siblings:  Audrey Bishop of Marshalltown, Iowa, Gary (Sue) Brewer of Marblehill, Missouri and Jim (Kim) Brewer of Silvis, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his father.

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Celebration of Life Visitation

Friday, March 15, 2019

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Dennison Funeral Homes

, Viola, IL 61486

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