Obituary: Steven Brehmer


Steve Brehmer, 73, of McCausland, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, at Dubuque Specialty Care.

Steven Charles Brehmer was born Dec. 8, 1948, to Elmer and Loretta (Wiese) Brehmer in Davenport. He graduated from North Scott High School in Eldridge. Steve married Geri Pool on Nov. 7, 1970, at McCausland United Methodist Church. The couple resided in McCausland, where they raised two children. Steve worked at Caterpillar until their closing, he also owned The Boonies in McCausland, and later worked at North Scott Foods for several years until retiring.

Steve served as mayor of McCausland for one term. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mowing for whoever would let him. He enjoyed cooking Sunday meals for his family. He adored his granddaughter, Laina, and cherished his time with her.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 52 years, Geri; children, Kerri (Curt Smith) Brehmer of Camanche, and Toby (Kate) Brehmer of Eldridge; grandchildren, Laina, Noah, Austin, and Jacob; great-grandchildren, Daxten and Finnick; brothers, Richard of McCausland, and James (Joyce) of Eldridge; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation was from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at McCausland United Methodist Church. A Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 (today), in the church. Interment will follow at McCausland Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. Condolences may be expressed at


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