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Earl Douglas Browers

October 27, 1937 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 81)

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Earl Douglas Browers was born October 27th, 1937 in Morley, Michigan. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1957, and served our country for many years. He began teaching at Lake Michigan College after the military, and grew to be respected by his students and colleagues. He was married to Ruthie Browers for 25 years, before she preceded him in death in 2017. Also preceding him in death was his mother, Flossie and father, William Browers, his son, Earl Jr., and 3 great-grandchildren. Surviving him, 4 of his children, Regina Reid, Bill Browers,Shelly Trout, and Barb Lender, 2 step children, Spencer and Johnny Bailey, 25 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Earl passed on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family. 


Friends may visit with Earl's family Tuesday, April 23rd from 6:00-8:00 pm at Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet, Michigan. Funeral services will be celebrated Wednesday, April 24th at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow in North Shore Memory Gardens. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Earl's family. 

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April 23, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hutchins Funeral Home
209 South Main Street ~ PO Box 103
Watervliet, MI 49098

Funeral Service
April 24, 2019

1:00 PM
Hutchins Funeral Home
209 South Main Street ~ PO Box 103
Watervliet, MI 49098

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