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“I am so sorry to hear about Pat passing. I have many fond memories of her and your family from my youth growing up in Ankeny. I just wanted you to...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: David K Purdy - Des Moines, IA

“Max, Jan and family, we are so very sorry to hear of Jan's passing. Know that were are thinking of all of you at this sad time. She will be missed by...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kay Simpkins - Ankeny, IA

“To Pat's Family,Pat was a remarkable lady. She was one of the first female members of the Rotary Club of Ankeny and the first female president of...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Nate Burnham, Secretary - Ankeny, IA

“To all of Pat's family,Alan & I send you our truly heartfelt sympathy this Valentine Day. I pray God will give you peace & comfort & assurance of His...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Alan & Denise (Logli) Jones

“Pat was a wonderful person and committed to the community. She was a friend of the family and my piano teacher. She had a lot of patience and didn...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Jan and family, We we were so very sorry to learn of your mom's passing. Losing your mom is so very difficult. May your many wonderful memories bring...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Linda & Jim Dickson - Ankeny

“Pat will be remembered for all of her involvements in the Ankeny community. She will be missed. Sending prayers & condolences to Max and the family. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Gary & Colleen Welch - Ankeny, IA

“So sad to hear of Pat's passing. She was a classy and talented lady. Thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Edna Todd - Ankeny, IA

“So sorry to learn of Pat's passing. She was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. Barb and I extend our heartfelt sympathies. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Louis Piatt - Ankeny, IA

“I'm very sorry to read of Pat's passing. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Curt Pion - Dallas Center, IA

“Max, Jan and All - So sad to find this news today. Pat was such a special Mom and friend. I'm flooded with memories of family meals, softball games,...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Paula Zuhlsdorf - MN - Friend

“Max, Jan and family, we are so sorry to hear about Pat's passing. Know that we are thinking of all of you at this sad time. She will be missed by all. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Kay Simpkins - Ankeny, IA

“So many wonderful memories. Pat taught me how to quilt and there was vacations,(many times in Fl) bridge, Mexican train, rummikub, the lake, picking...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Jan Klinker - Ankeny, IA

“The Brewbaker family has held and will always occupy a special place in my heart. Pat was the best of Moms and an inspiration to all. I pray that...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Craig Hildreth - Saint Louis, MO

“MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: RHETA SCHENKELBERG

“Bev, Rich and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Pat was always such a nice person. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Shary Albaugh - Ankeny, IA

“Max, Jan Family, Sorry for the loss. Know she's in a better place. Good memories of the family. Enjoyed the pictures that Max and she framed for...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Jan, sincere sympathy to you and your family on the passing of your Mom. Losing a Mom and Grandma is hard, but always keep your thousands of memories...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Larson - West Des Moines, IA


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Pat Brewbaker, 78 of Ankeny died Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Mill Pond Care Center from complications of a rare neurological disorder.
Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14th at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd.) Funeral services will 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15th, also at the Funeral Home.
Pat was a 1957 graduate of Ankeny High School and was a self-employed bookkeeper. Pat and her husband owned and operated Walnut Street Gallery for 17 years. Following the sale of that business, they joined forces with their daughter and family to establish White Oak Vineyards which they operated for 12 years.
She was a member of the Ankeny Presbyterian Church and was a long time organist at her church, and she was a past member of the Ankeny Library Board, the Board of Adjustment and the Planning and Zoning Commission.
Pat was a past-president of the Ankeny Chamber of Commerce and received the Chamber Outstanding Citizen Award. She also received the Rotarian of the Year award and was the past-president of the Ankeny Rotary Club. Pat was also a Past Worthy Matron of the Ankeny Order of Eastern Star. She was very active in the Uptown Association.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years , Max; a daughter Janet Harmeyer (Chris) of White Oak; four grandchildren, Kelee Harmeyer of Ankeny, Kasey Harmeyer (Laura) of Ankeny, Matthew Harmeyer (Katie) of Grand Rapids, MI and Meghan Harmeyer of Des Moines; and two great grandchildren, Lucy and Leo Harmeyer of Ankeny. Also surviving is a sister, Beverly Albaugh (Richard) of Huxley, and five nephews.
Pat was preceded in death by their son, Douglas, her brother Roger Scholes and her parents.
Our family would like to express a special thank you to the staff at Mill Pond for their compassionate and excellent care.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ankeny Uptown Association or the Ankeny Presbyterian Church.