Velma M. Dop Brouwer, 95, of Newton died on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Park Centre in Newton.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 14th at the Otley Reformed Church, 700 Johnston St. in Otley.
Memorials to the Otley Reformed Church or to the Park Centre Good Samaritan Fund may be left at the church on the day of the services or they may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton. Memorials may also be mailed to the Wallace Family Funeral Home, 1115 E. 19th St. N., Newton, IA 50208; please add, Attn: Brouwer Family on the envelope.
Those left to cherish Velma's memory are her children, Dr. Curtis W. (Nancy) Brouwer of Crawfordsville, Indiana, Dennis (Lynda) Brouwer of Pleasant Hill, Rodney (Jeanne) Brouwer of San Tan Valley, Arizona, Delmar (Lavon) Brouwer of Monroe and Sharon (Chuck) Etter of Ankeny; thirteen grandchildren, thirty-seven great-grandchildren, her brother-in-law, Bill (Lavonne) Brouwer of Melbourne, Florida; sisters-in-law, Henrietta Vander Velden of Newton, Darlene Brouwer of Prairie City, Bertha Brouwer of Pella and Lois Brouwer of Van Buren, Arkansas; many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Arnold on April 23, 1997; in-laws, Bastian Vander Velden, Allan Brouwer, Henry Brouwer, John Brouwer, Garrett Brouwer, Charlotte LeRette, Joe (Martha) Willemsen and Jeff (Gertrude) Willemsen.
Published on January 10, 2017