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Kenneth Clyde Brower passed away on December 1st. His body has been donated to the Des Moines University. A memorial celebration-of-life service will be held at 11:30 AM, Thursday 12/27/18, at Union Park United Methodist Church at East 12th and Guthrie Ave. Kenneth, son of Clyde and Nona Brower, was born on March 18, l934, and was a lifelong resident of Des Moines. He graduated from Des Moines Technical High School June l952. He was united in marriage to Nita Mae Hill on June 18, l954, and three children were born to this union. He was employed as a Journeyman Pressman. He retired in l996 and enjoyed spending time with his family and pets, doing chores around the house and yard, and his favorite pastimes were singing and fishing. He was a longtime member of Union Park United Methodist Church where he sang in the Chancel Choir for many years. He also was a previous member of the Des Moines Barbershop Chorus for ten years. While not a man of many words, his dry wit and sense of humor will be remembered by all who knew him well. Ken was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Douglas, and his sister, Janet. He is survived by his wife, Nita, daughter Kathy (Jack) Smith of North Aurora, IL, daughter, Penny Brower of Peoria, IL, and son Robert (Elizabeth) Brower of Des Moines, IA. Also surviving are granddaughters Valerie Morrison of Vancouver BC, Canada, Kristen (Chris) Elliott of Houston, TX, and great-grandchildren, Xander and Kaylee Elliott. Memorials may be given to his church or Mercy Hospice.

Service Details

Service:
Thursday, December 27, 2018
11:30 am
Union Park United Methodist Church
East 12th and Guthrie Avenue
Disposition:
Donation
Des Moines University
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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