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Gene Brooks - September 26, 2013

Gene Brooks, 86 years of age from Minden, died on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at the Bethany Home in Minden.
Gene was born on Jan. 6, 1927, in Minden, to Henry and Elsie (Battreall) Brooks.
He grew up in the Minden area and attended Axtell Public Schools.
Gene was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army. He returned to the Minden area after his military service and farmed in the Minden area.
On April 26, 1950, he married Peg Keedle and they lived and farmed northwest of Minden.
Gene was a member of the United Methodist Church in Minden and the Minden American Legion Post 94 in Minden.
Gene loved working on the farm and working with livestock.
For complete obituary see this week's Courier