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Dewey Lee Brothers


Dewey Lee Brothers

Dewey Lee Brothers, 93, associate to the pastor at Zion Evangelical Church, was called home to be with our Lord on June 8, 2015.

Dewey was born at home in Kimball County, to Charles and Selma (Johnson) Brothers. He attended rural school and joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. While based in San Diego, Calif., he sent for his hometown sweetheart, Leatrice Mae Gunderson, and they were married in California.

After his honorable discharge, the couple returned to the family farm, raising wheat and cattle. As an innovative farmer, he introduced flax to western Nebraska in the 1960s and...

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