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Brian E. Bremer

January 13, 1944 ~ August 17, 2022 (age 78)
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Brian E. Bremer, age 78 passed away on August 17, 2022. He was born in Metropolis, IL on January 13, 1944 to Emil and Betty (Dyer) Bremer.

He was raised in Massac County on a farm where he still lived and farmed. He graduated from Metropolis Community High School in 1962, Southern Illinois University in 1966 and from the University of Illinois in 1968. He married Anna Claybourn from Centralia, IL in 1967.

Brian served in the US Army for two years and was a Vietnam veteran. He was a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher, on the Church Council, and as Sunday school Superintendent. He retired from the University of IL Dixon Springs Ag Center.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20th, 2022 at the church with David Krueger officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Brian is survived by his wife of 55 years, Anna Bremer; son, Daniel Bremer and wife Karen; daughter, Rebecca Fuller and husband James all of Metropolis; three grandchildren, Mason (Cati) Bremer, Courtney (Dalton) Bremer and AJ Fuller; sisters-in-law, Aletha Claybourn and Debbie Claybourn; brother-in-law, Ed (Martha) Claybourn; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father and mother-in-law, Charles and Dorothy (March) Claybourn; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles & Ann Claybourn, James and Donna Claybourn, Jack Claybourn and Bill Claybourn.

Memorials may be made in Brian’s name to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road SW Suite 205, Lilburn, GA 30047 or St. John Lutheran Church 5187 Old Marion Road, Metropolis, IL 62960.

Pallbearers will be Dan Bremer, Mason Bremer, Rebecca Fuller, AJ Fuller, Jeff Korte and Ronnie Deasel.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Korte and Raymond Smith.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

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August 20, 2022

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
St. John Lutheran Church
5187 Old Marion Road
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
August 20, 2022

2:00 PM
St. John Lutheran Church
5187 Old Marion Road
Metropolis, IL 62960


St. John Lutheran Church
5187 Old Marion Road, Metropolis IL 62960
Tel: 1-618-524-4796

Lewy Body Dementia Association
912 Killian Hill Road SW Suite 205, Lilburn GA 30047

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