George A. Bredewater

April 5, 1925May 31, 2011

George Bredewater, 86, of Indianapolis, died May 31, 2001. He was a former resident of Brown County, Indiana. George was born in Indianapolis on April 5, 1925 to George W. & Betty Bredewater. He graduated from Washington High School. George retired from his position as director of Special Projects at the Indianapolis Water Company, where he worked for 31 years. During his years at the water company, George was a member of the Universal Club, a volunteer for the Jr. Achievement, & was an active participant in Toastmasters. George spent his retirement living in Brown County, where he served as President of Indiana Heritage Arts, President of the Brown County Library Board, & President of the Brown County Water Utility. George was an avid & talented artist as well as a skilled photographer. Some of his work was entered in the Hoosier Salon & the Indiana State Fair, for which one photograph won 1st prize. George is survived by his wife, Nancy P. Bredewater, two step-children, & four grandchildren. George is preceded in death by his parents & his brother Robert Karl Bredewater. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 3:00 P.M. at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, 1682 State Road 135 North, Nashville, IN. 47448. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. at the funeral home on Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brown County Library, 205 Locust Lane, Nashville, IN. 47448-00008 On line condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements under the direction of Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, Nashville, IN.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, June 11, 2011
  • Visitation Saturday, June 11, 2011

George A. Bredewater

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June 19, 2011

Dear Nancy and family,
I just found out that George passed away. You have my sincere sympathy and I know you will miss him so much! I met him at the Art Director's Club and we became friends.
May your happy memories sustain you.
Sherry Sawyer

frank zoellner

June 12, 2011

Goerge was surely one of the "Good Guys"

bob,rae,keli cochrane

June 8, 2011

nancy, so sorry to hear of your loss. george's humor and his great talents in his art and photograpy will be missed by our family. i have his photos of keli and couple napkin drawings. your always in my thoughts.

Martha Wharton

June 7, 2011

I have fond memories of working with George at IWC. He was a talented man with unique artistic abilities, easygoing and laid-back. Rest in peace, George.

Lynn Adams

June 7, 2011

Dear Nancy,
Sending you love and prayers from Tennessee. It meant so much to me and my family to have had you and George in our lives. We have seen eachother through so much. You are the dearest friend! And always so supportive. Love you, Lynn (Donaldson)Philip Nick and Catie Lea Adams

Susan Showalter

June 7, 2011

Prayers to George's family and friends. Our wonderful Brown County community will miss his smiling face, great photography and paintings. The many contributions he made here will not be forgotten. He was a good man and I always enjoyed visiting with him!
Susan W. Showalter

Brian Schimmel

June 6, 2011

Sorry about the loss, he was by far if not, close to my favorite grandpa.

June 6, 2011

Nancy and Family, I am sure that your many loving memories will help you through this time of sorrow. You are in my prayers for comfort and peace. Thanks to you, Nancy, I just welcomed my 3rd grandson! Sandy (Kirts) Cantrell (formerly of Fall Creek apts & now, Columbus, IN

Edward Duncan

June 5, 2011

I send my most sincere thoughts of your loss.Mr Bredewater was one of my favorite
artist.I have a watercolor that was on display and won at the Hoosier Salon at the Indiana State fair in 1980.Blessing be with you.

Jennifer Vaughan

June 1, 2011

I am so sorry for your loss. Know that your friends at New Life are lifting you up in prayer. May you find comfort in the Lord.
In Him,