Glenn Richard "Dick" Brower, 77, Bridgeton, passed away Thursday at 11:35 a.m. in Union Hospital, Terre Haute.
He was born in Centenary, Vermillion Co., on April 1, 1928, the son of the late Bennie and Marietta Burns Brower.
A veteran of the Korean War, for 22 years he served with the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier. In his spare time he enjoyed reading and gardening.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn L. and Juanita Bullock Brower; one son-in-law, Thomas Terstegge, Jr., two brothers, Robert Brower (who is survived by his wife, Viola), and Benjamin Brower, and two sisters, Rosemary and Barbara Brower.
Surviving are his wife, Effie Urbain Brower; four daughters, Rita Hiland, Rhonda Terstegge, and Brenda (Mike) Briddick, all of Rosedale, and Lori (Tim) Dickey, Montezuma; one daughter-in-law, Tonya (Russell) Leek, Center Point; one son, Ben (Geralyn) Brower, Clinton; 11 grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 8 step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Virginia (Clifford) Overpeck, Rockville, and Margaret (Lee) Burks, in Ohio; four sisters-in-law, Hazel Martin, Brazil, Mary Smith and Shirley Urbain, both of Rosedale, and Dorthea Urbain, Center Point; two brothers-in-law, Gary Urbain, Rockville, and Delbert (Ruth) Urbain, Brazil; many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Avenue, Brazil. Pastor Perry Mager will officiate and burial will be in Clear Run Cemetery, Bridgeton, with graveside military rites conducted by the American Legion and V.F.W. posts of Brazil. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, and prior to services Monday.