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  Burt Francis Burt Francis Brewer, 70, of New Britain, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, (December 14, 2004) at New Britain General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Doris (De-May) Brewer.
   Born in Muskegon, MI he attended local schools in Muskegon Ml and graduated from Muskegon Heights High School in 1952. He was a New Britain resident since 1970.
   Burt was a Chief Warrant Officer and Helicopter Pilot in the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, retiring in 1973.
   Burt was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Elks Lodge 957, VFW Post 511, The Retired Officers Association, Vietnam Veterans Chapter 120, and the AARP.
   Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert and Leslie Johnson of Kensington, Richard Johnson of New Britain; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Wayne Ringquist of New Britain, Donna and Ray Porter of Kensington; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Danny and Sue Brewer and Jack and Cindy Brewer, all of Muskegon, Ml; a sister and brother-in-law. Donna and Bob Harkin of Bay City, Ml; eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
   A private graveside service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery. There are no calling hours.
   Memorial donations may be made to the VNA of Central CT, 205 West Main St., New Britain, CT. Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

[Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT, 15 Dec 2004, Wed, Page 188]

[courtesy of C Greer]

Grave markers for Burt F. and Doris M. Brewer in Section 8, Fairview Cemetery, New Britain (Hartford county), Connecticut.

Burt enlisted in the Army on 16 November 1954.

On 7 August 12963, he married Doris Marie Johnson [1926-2001] in New Britain (Hartford), CT,

Burt was discharged on 11 May 1964 and immediately re-entered the following day which may mark his commissioning as a Warrant Officer.

His records show a final discharge date of 31 December 1972.

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