In Remembrance Of

Brint Connett

Brint Connett, 69, of Gower, MO passed away, May 23, 2024.

Born on October 20, 1954, in Smithville, MO, to the late Calvin and Elizabeth Connett, Brint’s family moved to a farmstead outside of Gower in 1963. It was there that Brint’s love for farming began to flourish as he worked alongside his father. The farm became a local favorite for its pick-your-own orchards, strawberry patch, and then later a source of straw square bales along Highway 169, where the entire family played an active role.

Brint attended East Buchanan High School, excelling in football as an all-conference player and co-captain, and participating in track, band, and the FFA. He proudly served as class president for the graduating class of 1972.After a brief stint at the University of Missouri, Brint returned home to marry his high school sweetheart, Therese (Grier), on January 4, 1975. The couple welcomed two children, Lucas and Kelly. Brint was a dedicated father and later became the beloved “Pop” to his grandchildren, supporting every stage of their lives.

Throughout his career, Brint held various roles at Presto-X, New York Life Insurance, and Nestle Purina, retiring from BMS Logistics after 15 years. Despite these roles, his true passion remained farming, which he considered his primary occupation.

A committed member of the Gower community, Brint actively participated in the FFA Alumni and enjoyed attending local football and basketball games, especially those at MU and East Buchanan. His hobbies included going to auctions, weather-watching, tractor pulls, mushroom hunting, tinkering in his workshop, fishing, and enjoying trips with friends. He had a special fondness for green-painted tractors and cherished moments at home on the farm surrounded by his family.

Brint is survived by his wife, Therese; son, Lucas (Amanda) Connett; daughter, Kelly (Seth) Eschweiler; brother, Doug Connett; grandchildren, Claire, Caroline, and William Connett, and Mason and Weston Eschweiler; along with several extended family members and numerous friends.

Visitation: 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28th at the Gower Christian Church AFC Building, 203 S. 3rd Street, Gower, MO.

Funeral Services: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 29th at the Gower Christian Church AFC Building.

Burial: St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Easton, MO.

Donations may be made to the East Buchanan FFA or the St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

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  • Anita Lehr

    Dear family, Darby is my dear friend and I wanted to express my condolences to you. Prayers and love for peace and comfort

  • Michael and Courtney Oswald and family

    Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  • Bill Hillix

    The Lord said there are many rooms in my father’s house.
    Brint was a great guy and he now has a room with a great view.

  • Bill Ruttenberg

    I am sorry for your loss. Brint was a good man. He always treated me with kindness. He had a great sense of humor. My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Connie Sitton

    Sorry for your loss prayers to the family

  • Joseph G Buehler

    Our deepest sympathies to Teresa and her family over the passing of Brint.

  • Peggy Smith Admire

    My deepest sympathy for his Wife and his whole Family and Lots of Friends Sending Prayers he was a great friend and never knew a stranger he will Deeply be Loved and Missed by all who knew
    Rest in Peace my Friend ❤️❤️

  • Tawnya and David Musser

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and peace for your family.

  • Charles816 Adkins

    So sorry for your loss

  • Stephen Mitchell

    Our hearts are greatly saddened by the loss of our friend and classmate. May God be with the family in this heart breaking time. He will be greatly missed. We pray for God’s peace and comfort.

  • Gayla and Mike Kiefer

    So sorry for your loss. Brint was a wonderful co-worker. Praying for your family. He will be missed .

  • Rick Reynolds

    I send my love to Teresa and the children

  • Annie and Rick Edwards

    Sorry for your loss ❤️

  • Linda Ross

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers

  • Jarvis Smith

    Prayers for Brent’s family and friends during this time of loss. There never is the right words to express one’s feelings. Cherish the memories until we meet again. Jarvis and Anita

  • Brent Thomas Hunt

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Karen Grier and family

    I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Chris spiers

    So sorry for your loss.

  • Dennis Ottinger

    We are so sorry. Cant put in words.

  • Earl Puett

    Prayers going out for your Loss

  • Steve pierce

    My condolences to the family

  • Scott Cobb

    My most sincere and heartfelt condolences on your loss. I truly enjoyed knowing Brint and getting to spend a little time with him over the years when I visited my Missouri family in the summers. I know he will be dearly missed by his family, friends and community. I pray for your family to find strength and comfort in the love and support of family and friends who share the heartbreak of your loss.

  • William Buehler

    Very sorry for your loss.

  • Kristen Fenner

    Connett Family – Our condolences and sorrows for your loss. May the Lord hold you close now and in the days ahead.

  • Carol & Calvin Cobb

    From the Texas family, all our condolences on Brent’s passing. He led a wonderful life and contributed greatly to family and community. We know God will wrap His grace around his family. All our best.

  • Kelly McGaughey

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you

  • Mike and Jo Roady

    So very sorry for your loss.

  • Sue mcdowell

    This is Ed McDowell‘s wife. Sorry I am out of town and unable to attend the funeral. Wanted to let you know how deeply sorry I am for the loss of Brent. God bless you for peace and comfort.

  • Valarie Dugan

    I’m so sorry for your loss. May God who sees your sorrow guide you to a place of peace.

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