Douglas J. Brewer

June 12, 1953 - October 11, 2020

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Thursday, October 15, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Thursday, October 15, 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Douglas J. Brewer, 67, of Kendallville went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Orchard Pointe Health Campus in Kendallville.

He was born June 12, 1953, in Monticello, Indiana, to Richard A and Maxine (Lane) Brewer. His father preceded him in death.

Mr. Brewer graduated from Twin Lakes High School in Monticello, where he was on the football and wrestling teams, and earned his bachelor’s degree at International Business College.

On December 23, 1978, in Fort Wayne he married Mary Lou Conrad.

He worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 20 years.

Doug enjoyed cheering for the Bears, Cubs, and IU basketball. He had a great sense of humor.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Brewer of Kendallville; two daughters, Ronda (Jeff) Huff of Albion and Amber (Greg) Hardy of Angola; three grandchildren, Scarlet Teschke, Megan (John) Sproat, and Lance Corporal Shane Smith; two great-granddaughters, Harper and Paislee; his mother, Maxine Brewer of Monticello; a sister, Susan Brewer of Indianapolis; two brothers, R. Gregory (Linda) Brewer of Delphi and his twin, Darrell L. (Karen) Brewer of Mesa, Arizona; two nieces, Jessica and Christina; three nephews, Aaron, Bradley, and Marc; and many great-nieces, great-nephews, and step grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Ken Walker of Wayne Center United Methodist Church in Kendallville officiating. Burial will follow at Lake View Cemetery in Kendalville.

Pallbearers are Darrell Brewer, Greg Brewer, Jeff Huff, John Sproat, Scarlet Teschke, and Jessica Spangler.

Visitation will be Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Per the Governor of Indiana, face masks are required to be worn.

A live broadcast of the service will be available for viewing on the Young Family Funeral Home Facebook page Thursday at 2 p.m.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the Humane Society of Noble County, 1305 Sherman Street, Kendallville, Indiana, 46755.

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Guest Book

Raymond Brickey (Brick)
October 15th, 2020 4:48pm
Lorena, TX

RIP Doug You were a special friend to me...we shared may good times, and hard times thru our growing up together. I'm happy for you to have a loving family and your strength in the Lord. I know you will be looking down at us and guiding each of us in our endeavors Many, many memories. God bless Mary and family...and Max, Darrell, Greg, and Susan. Brick

Mary Conrad
October 14th, 2020 6:39pm
Albion, IN

Mary Lou, Sorry to hear of your husbands passing. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

Ingrid landis
October 14th, 2020 1:37am
Monticello In

Prayers to the families. Rest in peace.

Ed Ottinger
October 14th, 2020 12:01am

sorry for your loss of Doug.

Joe Mowrer
October 13th, 2020 7:55pm
Monticello Indiana

Rest In Peace Doug. Our deepest sympathy to the family.

Ray Tate
October 13th, 2020 7:35pm

Friends are Friends forever

sandy scott
October 13th, 2020 6:48pm
calhoun ga

susa so sorry about the passing of your brother your in my prayers, gold blessyour family

David and Renee Hardy
October 13th, 2020 4:33pm
Quincy Michigan

May you feel Gods grace during this difficult time.

Marilyn Bowen
October 13th, 2020 12:16pm

So sorry for your loss. May you feel the love and peace that God grants us.

Paula conrad
October 13th, 2020 11:37am

Doug was always so very nice to me. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. May the Lord's Presence give you peace.

Shawn Price
October 13th, 2020 9:31am

Max, I'm thinking of you and your family and am so sorry to hear of Doug's passing.

Denny Kubly
October 13th, 2020 2:15am
Monticello IN

Darrell my heart goes out you and Doug's family. I can't imagine losing my brother. The hurt and the hole left in your hearth must sometimes feel unbearable. We all can take comfort in knowing we will be with our love ones in heaven.

Sally George
October 13th, 2020 12:47am

I am so very sorry to hear about your brother Susan! Hugs from afar!

Micky Ellis Houston
October 12th, 2020 7:18pm
Lafayette, In

Doug was a sweet sorry to hear of his passing. Sending love and hugs to Maxine and her family. You are all in my prayers at this difficult time.

Dave Bramlage
October 12th, 2020 7:04pm

Very sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. Prayers for strength for his family!!