Sunday, March 17, 2013



ADDRESS: N4427 Oriole Drive, Medford; A Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:42 AM Saturday, March 16 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where he had been a patient for the past 12 days

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 20 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: OLPH Catholic Cemetery, Whittlesey

VISITATION: OLPH Catholic Church from 4-8 PM on Tuesday, March 19 where there will also be a 6:00 PM Catholic prayer/rosary service held that evening; also from 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Wednesday, March 20

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 29, 1934 in the Town of Medford

EDUCATION: Frey elementary school, Town of Browning and also attended Medford High School

MARRIAGE: June 23, 1954 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Arlene Brushaber and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: He worked at the Medford Farmers Union Co-op, Brandner Oil Company & Weather Shield Mfg. in Medford for periods of time. They farmed in the Town of Medford for 11 years. He worked as a rural mail carrier for a period of time until his retirement. In retirement, he pumped gas at EZ Stop in Medford. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

MEMBER OF: OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey; Chelsea Conservation Club; Catholic Knights of Columbus, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Arlene Brandner of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Henry (Lois) Brandner of Medford, Mike (Linda) Brandner of Medford, Debbie (Jerry) Ahrens of Luxemburg, WI, Mary Schmeiser of Medford, Kathy (Harold) Pester of Medford, Pat (Arlis) Brandner of Chippewa Falls, Andrew (Thu) Brandner of Osseo, MN, Judy (Mark) Decker of Medford, Ryan (Stacey) Brandner of Medford, Renee (fiance-Steve Knight) Brandner of Unity, WI


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Melva (Otto) Klinger of Medford, Delbert (June) Brandner of Medford, Ruth Zuleger of Medford, Ethel (Dick) Laher of Medford, Roger (Janice) Brandner of Medford, Edward Jr. “Sonny” (Rosie) Brandner of Tomahawk, Sharon (Jerry) Nowak of Tennessee

DECEASED FATHER: Edward Brandner DECEASED MOTHER: Edna Frischman

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: All grandchildren not serving as active pallbearers; Active: Grandchildren – Jeremy, Damon, Chris & Hunter Brandner, Jerry “Tiger” Ahrens, Jr., Robin Pester, Wayne Schmeiser, Chance Meyer, Gavin Leonard

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