for Claris J. Brewer, 45, Nampa, who died Monday, July 23, in
a Nampa hospital from natural causes, will be conducted at 2
p.m. Thursday in the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
The Rev. Aaron Knapp, pastor of the twin Falls Church of
the Nazarene, assisted by the Rev. Don Trent, will officiate.
Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with
military graveside rites by the U.S. Army Reserve Company A
321st Engineer Battalion Combat Unit of Boise.
Mr. Brewer was born April 20 1939, in Ainsworth,
Neb. At a young age he
moved with his family to Marsing where he was reared and
educated. He worked as a truck driver for 18 years. He was
currently employed as a dispatcher for Armour Food Express in
He marr(i)ed Linda Kurtz April 18, 1980, in Nampa, where
they made their home. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves for
eight and one half years currently serving with the U.S. Army
Reserve Company A 321st Engineer Battalion Combat
Unit in Boise.
He worked as a referee in high school athletics
throughout the Treasure Valley for several years.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; five children,
Christine Maxson, Boise, Susan Lewis and Linda Irene Brewer,
both of Caldwell, and Ricky D. Brewer and Tony Kurtz, both of
Nampa; his father, Claris B. Brewer, Wilder; five brothers,
Lyle Brewer, Loomis, S.D., Frank Brewer, Nampa, Victor Brewer,
Caldwell, Ronnie Brewer, Sweet Home, Ore., and Galen Brewer,
Marsing; three sisters, Velma Williams, Caldwell, Lillian
Giambo, Weiser and Dorothy Letteer, Redlands, Calif.; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Ellen M.
Brewer Dec. 24, 1981.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association
of Idaho, 3295 Elder St., Suite 140, Boise, 83705, or flowers
may be sent.