June 18, 1920-

January 1, 2014

Michael B. Brehmer, 52, son of Burdette & Jan (Jones) Brehmer, was born July 23, 1961 in Des Moines, Iowa. He passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at the Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE.

Michael graduated from the Adel-DeSoto High School in 1980. He went to work for the Iowa Department of Transportation serving in different departments from 1980 to 1992.

He then went on to graduate from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy on June 12, 1992. He was a Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer from 1992 to 1999. From 1999 until 2007, Michael served as a police officer for the cities of Panora, Redfield, and Stuart. In September of 2007, Michael worked as a Security Site Supervisor for Wackenhut Security Corporation until 2010. Michael enjoyed gardening, flowers, tinkering with things, and most of all spending time with his granddaughter Ava.

He is survived by his daughter, Michelle (Jeremy) Smith of Dexter; sons, Brandon & Zach Brehmer both of Panora; granddaughter, Ava Smith; step-father & mother, Gene & Jan Hardy of Panora; sisters, Deborah (Mitch) Christensen of Ogden and Julie Schroeder of Templeton; step-mother, Janice Brehmer of Atlantic; 5 nephews; step-siblings, Steve (Kate) Hardy of Ames; Nancy Jennings of Des Moines; Ann (Tom) Wodniak of Des Moines; and Jim Hardy of Des Moines; and his canine companion, Steve. He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Cindy Hardy Cash.

Visitation will be Monday, January 13, 2014 from 4-8 P.M. with family present from 6-8 P.M. at Twigg Funeral Home, Panora. Cremation will follow the visitation and no funeral ceremony planned. Burial of his cremains will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the family.