Clyde Grant Brooks, age 84 of Iowa Falls passed away April 2, 2020 at his home. The Linn’s Funeral Home is helping the family with arrangements. For further information please visit linnsfuneralhome.com
Grant was born August 28, 1935 to Clyde and Viola (Light) Brooks. He attended all 12 years in the Iowa Falls School District. After sampling Iowa State and Drake, he found a good fit with the University of Iowa where he obtained his Bachelor of Science. Later he received his Master of Social Work from the U. of Nebraska. He was married for 10 years to Esther Gonzalez. There were no children.
Most of Grant's life was spent working in social work.He had experience working in New York State and in Mason City, Iowa as a public welfare and social worker. Grant served in the United States Army Reserve including six months of active duty.
Grant was a devoted son who cared for his mother in her later years. He had a loving, though long distant, relationship with his sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.
C. Grant Brooks is survived by his sisters: Beverly (Glen) Schmidt of Columbus, Ohio and Sandy (Jim) Pease of Loudon, Tennessee and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Clyde and Viola Brooks and his sister DeAnn (Bill) Warner. Grant is forever grateful for the care and support given him by his special friends, the late Anita Johnson and Mathew Bachtell.
Because of COVID-19 private burial will be held at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, cards and memorials may be directed to Grant Brooks Memorial, c/o Linn's Funeral Home, 1521 Washington Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126. Any donations will go to the animal shelter.
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