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John Gerald Brummel - Obituary


November 29, 2017

John Brummel was born in Iowa, and grew up on a family farm in Monroe. His parents, Walter and Alida, had three sons. John was the oldest, followed by Allen and Fred. The family ran a self-sufficient farm: grew corn, had hogs, milk cows, and Alida sold eggs to earn extra money for the family. This was hard work for a young boy like John, and he always talked about enjoying time together on the porch at sunset. John went to a country school, and although a bit rebellious, he really enjoyed mathematics, which served him well later in life. When he was a teenager, John would drive his...

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