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Brewer, Richard -

Richard Brewer

Plainwell - Rick passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Plainwell. He was born September 10, 1950 in Plainwell the son of Richard and Helen (Minegar) Brewer. Rick was a 1969 Plainwell High School graduate. He had worked at Allegan Tubular Products for 23 years until his retirement in 2013. Rick loved cars which started with his ’72 Dodge Demon. He also enjoyed hill racing with his motorcycles, big and small tractors, telling family stories and having the newest TV or stereo. On October 4, 1969 in Otsego he married Connie Lanz who survives. Also surviving are his son, Jerry (Karrie) Brewer of Plainwell; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; siblings, Sandy (Richard) Kurtz of Richland and Vicki (Jeff) Massey of Plainwell; step-siblings, Dave (Wendy) Conner, Cecil (Shirley) Conner and Barb (Bruce) Holzhausen; many nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Buddy. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-sister, Rita Jacobs. According to his wishes cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, July 1, 2019, at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell. Contributions in memory of Rick may be made to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be posted at

Winkel Funeral Home
Winkel Funeral Home
207 E Allegan Street
PO Box 165
Otsego, MI 49078