June 7, 1948 – August 27, 2013
Christine Camilla Brower, 65, was born June 7, 1948 in Des Moines, the daughter of Joaquin and Josephine (Murillo) Bejarno. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Taylor Hospice House.
Christine was a loving mother and the leader of her family. She was a living example of generosity, compassion and courage to those who had the privilege of knowing her.
Christine is survived by her lifelong partner, Arnie Nagla; sons, Jeff (Kim) Brower and Greg (Teresa) Brower; step-son, Paul Nagla; grandchildren, Carlie, Cami, Tai, and Alex; siblings, Cathy (Jim) Leaf, Sophia (Scott) Winters and Anthony (Alesia) Bejarno; sisters-in-law, Deb and Teri Bejarno. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Bejarno; brothers, David and Vincent Bejarno and her parents.
The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 30 at Iles Funeral Homes – Dunn’s Chapel, 2121 Grand Ave, followed by a rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31 at St. Anthony Catholic Church with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ DUNN’S CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Dunn’s Chapel 2121 Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 50312 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com