Obituary of Clara Brewer

Clara Brewer, 97, of Fort Scott, passed away, Saturday evening, September 18, 2021 at the home of her daughter, Mildred Hall. She was born, December 18, 1923 in Yates Center, Kansas the daughter of Albertis Orville “Bert” and Moma Mary Martin Hodge.

She married Ivan E. Brewer, August 2, 1941, in Pawnee Station, Kansas, and he preceded her in death on January 27, 1997.

Clara was a member of Fort Scott High School Class of 1941, and the Hiattville United Methodist Church. She was also a 75-year member of the Ideal Chapter #369 Order of the Eastern Star, and was active for 25 years with 4H work, as well as County Extension work. Clara was also a volunteer with the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary and The Beacon, Inc. for many years.

Clara is survived by a daughter, Mildred Hall of Fort Scott; a son, Charles Brewer and Paula of Fort Scott; five grandchildren, Donald Hall and Jolene, Dana Lea Ussery and Tim, Rachel Wagner and Kevin, Paul Brewer and Laura Vogelbacher and Barry, and twelve great grandchildren, Kole Wagner, Solomon Brewer, Gabe Harris, Kayla Wagner, Chloe Harris. Abby Harris, Payton Vogelbacher, Madeline Vogelbacher, Erin Hall, Ashten Lampe and Ben, Katie Ussery, and Brooke Ussery.

In addition to her husband, Ivan, she was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Mildred Hodge and a brother, Milton Hodge.

Rev. Carl K. Ellis will officiate funeral services for Clara Brewer, 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at the Hiattville United Methodist Church under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens of Bourbon County Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday evening, September 20, 2021, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hiattville United Methodist Church and may be left in the care of, the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, P.O. Box 309, 15 W. Wall St, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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