Roberta “Bobbie” Ruth Brower went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born March 16, 1925 to John Roy Goodwin and Zelma Catherine (Bacon) Goodwin of rural Washington, Indiana. She married George Eldridge “Bill” Brower June 8, 1946 and lived most of their married life in Birmingham and Troy Michigan. After her husband retired they moved to Washington for a short time and then moved to Brooksville, Florida. That is where she enjoyed playing bridge with friends and was an avid golfer. She also took art lessons and was an excellent artist. She spent many hours painting for friends and family. They returned back to Washington where she remained after losing her husband of 59 years in 2005. In 2010 she moved to Canada and then to Colorado to be near her sons.
She has two sons, Jeffrey Louis (Annette) Brower of West Kelowna, British Columbia Canada, and Douglas Roy (Cheryl) Brower of Monument, Colorado; siblings, Dorris (Shorty) Allison, Bud (Betty) Goodwin, Joyce (Bob) Arthur, Nolan (Shirley) Goodwin, Cleo (Malcolm) Radcliffe, Bill (Ginny) Goodwin; several nieces and nephews and great nephews that she loved dearly and mourn the loss of their Aunt Bobbie.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and her sister, Orma (Bert) Grimm.
There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Gill Funeral Home, 308 E. Walnut ST. Washington, IN. A service will immediately follow with Pastor Steve Dayton officiating. Roberta will be laid to rest in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Namaste Alzheimer’s Center, 2 Penrose Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80906 or Mt. Gilead Cemetery Fund in care of Todd Allison, 6235 S. 100 E. Washington, IN 47501. You may visit our online guestbook at http://www.gillsince1972.com