BREWER, Katherine “Kem”

Posted: November 13th, 2020


“KEM” KATHERINE EMILY BREWER, beloved wife of Wayne Brewer, of Lethbridge, passed away at home on Monday, November 9, 2020 at the age of 68 years.

Her spirit is carried on by her husband Wayne Brewer; her children: Monica (David) Williams of Leduc and Theresa (Bruce) Forster of Lethbridge; and her grandchildren Matthew and Emily Williams; and Thomas and Kayleigh Anne Forster and brother Darryl Vincent.

She is predeceased by her mother and father Christine and Gordon Vincent.

Kem was born on July 1st, 1952 in Saskatoon, SK. She had moved around with her family before settling in Saskatoon where she met Wayne on a blind date for his high school graduation. They were married on September 3rd, 1976. Kem and Wayne resided in many communities, including Calgary and Winnipeg before settling in Lethbridge. She had careers with both Business Development Bank and the Lethbridge Housing Authority. Kem was an incredible volunteer, lending her time to Victim Services, Girl Guides, Hospital Eucharistic Ministry and many more. She was an active member of the Lethbridge Country Club, especially the Tuesday morning ladies group. She enjoyed the golfers more than the golf. Kem was an avid traveler starting at an early age, backpacking through Europe. She went on multiple trips to Ireland, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Hong Kong, Arizona, California and Australia, where Kem and Wayne danced on top of the Sydney Bridge.

Kem was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who adored her family. She was always there, showing her support and love. She will be so sadly missed by the many circles of friends that cared for her.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback celebrating. Inurnment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, kindly RSVP your attendance to Cornerstone at 403-381-7777 or Seating will be limited to 90 guests. Facemasks are mandatory and will be available upon entry.

For those unable to attend, the Mass will be live streamed and may be accessed via Kem’s obituary on the Cornerstone Website.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Vincent de Paul (c/o All Saints Parish, 2405 – 12 – Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 0P4) or the Canadian Cancer Society (

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3 Condolences for “BREWER, Katherine “Kem””

  1. Chris Wilson says:

    Our heart felt thoughts going out to Wayne and his family. Kem’s beautiful smile and spirit will live on for ever.

    Jack and Chris Wilson

  2. Lyda Forbes says:

    I knew Kem from school in Saskatoon, my thoughts and prayers and deepest sympathies.

  3. Cariss Roncalio says:

    Kem’s daughter, Monica, was a friend of mine in junior high and high school. I remember going to their house a lot and Kem was always so sweet. My condolences and sympathy go out to the family.

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