Eunice L. Brower, 92

Eunice L. Brower, 92, of Englewood, Fla., formerly of rural Roann, died at 12:25 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at Pinebrook Center in Venice, Fla. 

She was born Dec. 28, 1923, in Wabash County, to Harvey and Ellen (Keim) Provines.

Eunice was a 1942 graduate of Laketon High School. She married Berl M. Brower, in parsonage of the Roann First Brethren Church, on May 31, 1942; he died Jan. 30, 1983.

She retired from Wabash County Hospital as a nurse’s aide after 27 years. Eunice was a longtime member of Roann First Brethren Church and was an associate member of Englewood United Methodist Church in Englewood, Fla. She was a longtime member of the Stitch and Chatter club, and Wabash County Farm Bureau.

Eunice also enjoyed her Wednesday morning crafts, and Tuesday morning Bible study groups; an avid quilter she had a king size quilt frame in her house, and had one of her quilt patterns featured in Quilter's World magazine. Eunice also volunteered at Englewood Hospital.

She is survived by four children, Connie (Howard) White of Englewood, Phyllis (Marvin) Eastlund of Cape Haze, Fla., Ted (Delinda) Brower of Roann, and Kent (Gwen) Brower of Fort Wayne; her nephew, James "Pop" (Bonita) Abshire of Akron, Pa.; 13 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, two sisters, and one grandchild.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Road., Roann, with Pastors Noel Burke and Meredith Brower officiating.  Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery, Roann.  Friends may call 9:30 - 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is to the Mission Fund, at Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn Street, Englewood, FL 34223.

The memorial guest book for Eunice may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Dec 13