Gregory Brower

Gregory Brower


Gregory Lee Brower, 75, of Richland died early Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022 at Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.  He was born Aug. 26, 1946, in Ottumwa, the son of Charles Henry and Grace Emily Robison Brower.  He grew up in South English, Iowa and attended English Valley Schools, graduating in 1964.  He later attended Auto Mechanic School in Kansas City, Mo.  Upon returning he married Linda Engle and to this union his daughter Lisa and son Scott were born, they later divorced.  Greg married Kathy Streigle on Aug. 6,1985 at Lake Keomah outside of Oskaloosa, IA.  Greg worked at Century Motors in Sigourney and was an active member of the U.S. Army Reserves before becoming a Keokuk County Deputy serving his county for 29 years and retired December 2001.  He was a previous member of Kiwanis, Richland City Council and Iowa State Sheriff and Deputies Association.  Greg enjoyed trips to Las Vegas, casinos, woodworking, coin collecting and spending time with family, friends, playing slow pitch softball in his earlier days and giving his dog Abby rides on his golf cart.

Greg is survived by his wife Kathy of 36 years, daughter Lisa Hol of Sigourney, son Scott Brower (Keely) of Washington, four grandchildren:  Colin, Kaylee and Cameron Hol and Fletcher Brower, two great grandchildren, two brothers:  Charles Douglas Brower (Gloria) of Surprise, Ariz., Keith Brower (Shari) of Burlington and sister Lori Phillips (Oren) of Pella.  He is also survived by his mother-in-law Loretta Streigle of Sigourney, sisters-in-law Dorie Brower of Cedar Rapids, Sue Pfannebecker (Pat) of Hedrick, Dianna Streigle of Pontiac, Mo. and Alisca de Regnier (Doug) of North English; brothers-in-law:  John Semonco of Pequea, Penn. and Aaron Streigle (Tammy) of Sigourney; many nieces, nephews, family and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Carolyn Semonco, brother Kevin Brower and brother-in-law Arthur Streigle.

Visitation will be held Jan. 14, 2022, 5 to 7 p.m. and funeral services will be held Jan. 15, 2022, at 11 a.m., both to be held at Prairie View United Methodist Church 27131 Hwy 78 Ollie, IA with Rev. Steven Lamb officiating.  There will be no burial at this time.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left at the church or mailed to the family at 309 West Main Street, Richland, IA 52585.  Gould Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 




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