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Jacqueline Brewer

Jacqueline Brewer Jacqueline Brewer, age 92, of Manhattan, died Wednesday February 21, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

She was born on October 3, 1925, in Otterville, Missouri the daughter of Lewis and Hazel (Norman) Timmons. She was delivered by her grandfather, Dr. Joseph B Norman, of Tipton, Missouri.

Jacquie grew up in the Topeka area and was a graduate of Topeka High School. She attended Columbia College, formerly the Christian College of Columbia, Missouri, and she was a graduate of Kansas State College, now Kansas State University. She taught school in Perris, California, Kansas City, Kansas, and Prairie Village in Johnson County, Kansas.

She was married to Captain Lewis H. Cameron, who was in the Marine Air Corps, MIA in North Korea. They first were acquainted in junior high school in Topeka.

Jacquie was married to Bob Brewer in 1955.

She was preceded in death by her parents and also Bob in 1982. She was also preceded in death by her dear friend, Dr. William Durkee in 2017.

She belonged to the Manhattan Music Club, Manhattan Book Club, Pi Beta Phi, and Chapter GU of P.E.O. and also she was an avid duplicate and bridge player and was a part of various bridge clubs, and enjoyed going bowling. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan.

Jacquie and Bob were season ticket holders for Kansas State Football for over 60 years. They enjoyed going to the home games and as many of the other games as they could. Her favorite memory was beating Nebraska in Lincoln in 1968, the score was 12 to 0. A Cornhusker fan stole Bob’s KSU hat. It was a sign of things to come in the future, a Cornhusker fan stealing a KSU hat for a memory before they wonder off to another conference.

Jacquie is survived by her sons: Steven Brewer (Missy Brewer) of Marietta, Georgia and Gregory Brewer of Atlanta, Georgia; and also her granddaughter, Amanda Michelle Brewer of Chicago, Illinois.

The family will greet friends during a visitation from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m. Sunday February 25, 2018 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. R. Cam McConnell officiating. Interment will be held in the Sunset Cemetery following the services.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Robert H. and Jaqueline T. Brewer Music Scholarship at KSU, the Meadowlark Hills Good Samaritan Fund, or the First Presbyterian Church. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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