Michael Brewster

MORTON - Michael Edward Brewster, 60, of Morton passed away peacefully at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born Feb. 26, 1953, in Peoria to Ed and Dorris Jean (Gibson) Brewster. He married Judie (Warner) Patrick on March 9, 1990. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents of Morton; one son, Adam Patrick of Lincoln, Neb.; one daughter, Abby Patrick (Ron Stake) of East Peoria; two brothers, Jerome Brewster of Harvard, Neb., and Patrick Brewster of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Colleen McGeehen of Kansas City, Mo., and Keri (Steve) Crafton of Geneseo, Ill.; his brother-in-law, Robert (Carol) Warner; his sister-in-law, Kathleen (John) Fischer; and many much-loved extended family members, especially his best buddy, Sugarfoot.

He was preceded in death by one brother, James W. Brewster.

Michael was a proud seven-year veteran of the United States Army.

Private services will be held. There will be no visitation.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Illinois CancerCare, 8940 N. Wood Sage Road, Peoria, IL 61615; or to the Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnson.com.

Funeral Home

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Avenue Morton, IL 61550
(309) 263-7426

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Jan. 21, 2014