Logan Herald Journal, 09/21/12
PRESTON — Loren Eugene Brewster, 82, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at his home in Preston. He was born July 19, 1930, in San Bernardino, Calif., the son of Gordon William and Lida Belle Stuart Brewster. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War. On May 12, 1962, he married Jo Anne Whitney in Covina, Calif. They enjoyed 50 years together!
He worked as a nurseryman, dairyman, for grounds and maintenance and as a stationary engineer. He served in many churches.
He was the director of the Vacation Bible School where he taught the 18 to 25 young marrieds Bible class. He was also director of the junior high department, teaching junior high boys, senior adults and doctrine Bible class. He had the calling of a pastor and was chairman of the board of the Evangelical Free Church in Yucca Valley, Calif. He was deacon and elder.
He is survived by his wife Jo Ann Brewster of Preston; children Rae Jean Powell of Reno, Nev., Evelyn (Orland) M. Storts of Preston, Kathy A. Bohlender of Preston, Loren E. Brewster Jr. of Oakdale, Calif., and Franchisco Rossi of Los Angeles, Calif.; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two nephews, Leonard (Sharon) Brewster of Arizona and Richard Close of Cherry Valley, Calif.; and niece Janet (Ed) Beneda of Orange, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Lois E. Close; and two brothers, Howard and Leonard Brewster.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at the Grace Fellowship Church, 16 N. State St. in Preston, Idaho, with Pastor Bill Bagley officiating. Friends may call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday at the church. Military rites and interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. webbmortuary.com .