Age 80, passed away October 18, 2013. He was born November 28, 1932, in Benton Harbor, to Raymond and Mabel Brower, who preceded him in death. After graduating from high school, Charlie joined the military, serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. After the military, he worked for AT&T. After retiring from AT&T, he worked for the State of Michigan, installing phones in the capitol building.
Surviving are: his wife of 59 years, Ada; 3 daughters, Kathleen (Tarrel Stanley) Brower, Peggy (Ron) Lillywhite, and Sharon (Ed) Zaborowski; 6 grandchildren, Rhonda, Jon, Aaron, Daniel, Katie, and Nicole; 4 great grandsons, Alex, Jack, Colton, and Matthew; brother, Robert (Grace) Brower of TN.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with interment to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Charles L. Brower.