Donald William Brower, 81, son of Vachel Bradford Brower and Maude Pearl Carver Brower, was born May 22, 1924, at Olden. He died June 14, 2005, at Willow Care Nursing Center at Willow Springs.He married Goldie Mae Stuart September 1943. They had two children.Mr. Brower was minister at the Christian church at Pomona for five years; Houston, 17 years; Pacific, 14 months; Sullivan, seven years; Hermann, 11 years; and Willow Springs, seven years after returning there to retire.He was preceded by his parents; one brother, Vernon Brower; one sister, Blanche Thompson; and one grandson.Surviving are his wife of 61 years; two children, Gary Don Brower of Willow Springs and Barbara Sue Hartgraves of Ozark; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Services were June 17 at the First Christian Church in Willow Springs with Bruce Elmore and Homer D. Stuart officiating under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.Memorials may be made to Rock Garden Christian Service Camp. “

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