In Memory of

Barbara Jean Keith

May 28, 1942 - January 3, 2017
Barbara Jean Keith, the daughter of Wilbur and Erma (Jones) Dooley, was born May 28, 1942, in Waterloo, IA. At an early age her family moved to California where she attended school and graduated from Chula Vista High School in California. She was united in marriage to John Scot Boren and they moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa. On February 27, 1971 she was united in marriage to George Brewer in Elk Point, SD. They resided on a farm south of Cherokee. Barbara worked as a bartender and waitress most of her life. She owned Barb's Place for several years and also worked at the V.F.W. in Cherokee. Barbara enjoyed flowers and gardening. She loved to camp, hunt, and socialize with her friends. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. Barbara passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Accura Health in Cherokee at the age of 74. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Floyd and Clara Jones; parents, Wilbur and Erma Dooley; and one son, Ronald Boren. She is survived by her children; Scot Boren of Missouri Valley, IA, Matthew Boren of Missouri Valley, IA, JoAnn (Stan) Remington of Hiawatha, KS, and Judy (Phil) Stowater of Cherokee, IA; grandchildren: Kirk, Kyle, Kolton, Chance, Cody, Cole, Ryder, Madison, Caden, Zachory, Chelsie, Dakota, Gabe, Ryan, Michelle, and Brandon; special lifetime friend, George Brewer; and other relatives and friends.
SERVICES
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Larry Ostercamp
CASKET BEARERS
Honorary Bearers Kirk Stowater Kyle Stowater Kolton Stowater Ryder Book Cadon Remington Zachory Boren Gabe Boren
VISITATION
Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
MUSIC
"Amazing Grace"
INTERMENT
Oak Hill Cemetery Cherokee, Iowa At a later date

Condolences

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Judy and family. So sorry for your loss. Jim and I had enjoyed seeing her at the Gardens with June. Her happy spirit will be missed. ”
- Brenda Perrin
Friday, January 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“I have been so blessed to be Aunt Barb's niece. I have wonderful memories of times on the farm growing up. She always made chores seem fun. She taught me so much. I will miss her terribly but cherish the precious memories and time spent with her. ”
- Karen Ramos
Friday, January 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“TO All........I love her so much. My kids called her grandma barbie. I am so sorry Judy. Wish I couldve made it to see her. She was our softball team number one fan and cheerleader. "peanuts popcorn Vegetabel soup" come on Vfw... hoop hoop de poop. WE WILL ALL MISS HER SO> !!! LOVE YOU BARBIE!! YOU KNOW I DID!! ”
- Michele Boomgaarden (Linn)
Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Judy, my thoughts and prayers for you and family. Your Mom, a great lady and friend. I will cherish the memories.”
- Connie Sorbe
Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“To Judy and all of Barb's family: So Sorry for your loss.”
- Twyla M. Ritter
Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“I'm sorry to hear that your Mom passed away. I remember her from the farm many years ago and she was always nice to me. ”
- Diana K. Brewer
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“So sorry for your loss Barb was a great lady, always put a smile on my face.”
- Debie Stevenson
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Your mom was like a second mom to me when I moved back to Cherokee as she was to so many others. There will always be a place in my heart for her that I'll never forget . Love,hugs and and prayers to you all. Lorri (Shoot a pickle )”
- Lorri a stevenson
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Barb was such a great woman-fun, happy and cherished her family. God speed. Prayers for Barb and her family.”
- Jenni Lockwood
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Judy my thoughts and prayers are with you all .She will surely be missed.”
- Amy Strahmann
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