Charles Dean Brewer, Sr. was born on January 31, 1943 in Pine Ridge to David and Barbara (O’Rourke) Brewer.
Dean Brewer is survived by his spouse, Phyllis Joyce Brewer; children, Charles “Bamm” (Ashley) Brewer, Jr., Anthony “Tony” Brewer, Sr., and Deanna “Renee” (Joe) Swift Bird; brothers, Dennis and Rich Brewer; sister, Doris Giago; grandchildren, Matthew Brewer, Cole Brewer, Elliott Brewer, Veronica Brewer, Cecelia and Silje Olsen, Delmar Wilson, Larissa Wilson, Tiarra Swift Bird, Teonie Brewer, Arlen Brewer, Morgan Brewer, Carly Brewer, Cecil Apple, and Tony Brewer, Jr.; great grandchildren, Hunter Brewer, Haven Brewer, Tatum Brewer, Bernice Brewer, Brantly Brewer, Zane Brewer, Delmar Wilson, Jr., Samuel Wilson, Lamiyah Bissonette, Tony Brewer III, Anaya White Horse, Taylor Wilson, and Kendall Wilson.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents, David and Barbara Brewer; brothers, Dave Brewer, Jr., Duane Brewer, Sr., and Delmar Brewer; sisters, Colleen Brewer and Judith Clifford; and grandparents, John O’Rourke, Nellie Cottier, Helen Knight, and William Brewer.
A one night wake service started on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at the Indian Action Garage in Pine Ridge. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Indian Action Garage in Pine Ridge, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. officiating. Burial was at the Charging Family Cemetery in Slim Buttes.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.