Lois Brewer

Lois Brewer, 91, of Waupun, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Marvin’s Manor in Waupun where she resided for the past six years.

Lois was born December 28, 1921 in Waupun, the daughter of Harry and Helen Hanisch Landaal. On October 26, 1940 she married Leo Brewer in Waupun. The couple resided in Waupun until 1964 at which time they moved to Oshkosh. While residing in Oshkosh Lois was employed in food service at Winnebago Mental Health Center. Lois and Leo enjoyed their retirement years at their cottage in Northern Wisconsin and winters in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Lois is survived by her daughter, Louise (Daniel) Powell of Phoenix, AZ; two sons, Gregory (Diane) Brewer of Sebring, FL and Dean (Lynn) Brewer of Waukesha; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a sister, Karyl Van Den Hoek of Waupun; and nieces and nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Brewer in 2002; four sisters, Dorothy Edmunds, Ruth Beer Landaal, Ardis Yule, and Bette Felsman.

A gathering of friends and relatives will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. at Highland Memory Gardens in the town of Trenton with Greg Nuernberg officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be directed to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org. PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or a charity of your choice.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.  Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for address, further information and to post your condolences.