Monday, September 14, 2015



ADDRESS: Care Partners Assisted Living, Medford; A former Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:00 AM Monday, September 14 at Care Partners, Medford where she had resided for the past 1 year most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 16 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Father Frederick Brost & Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: OLPH Catholic Cemetery, Whittlesey

VISITATION: 4 to 8 PM Tuesday, September 15 at OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey where there will be a 7 PM Rosary Service held that evening; and also from 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Wednesday September 16

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: October 8, 1937 at The Town of Johnson, Marathon County

EDUCATION: Birchwood Elementary School, Town of Browning and attended Medford High School

MARRIAGE: June 23, 1954 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Harvey L. Brandner and he preceded her in death March 16, 2013

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: They farmed in the Town of Medford for a period of years. Most of her life, she worked as a housewife and mother. She worked for a period of time as a CNA for Home Healthcare. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing games and spending time with her grandchildren

MEMBER OF: OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 10 – Henry (Lois), Mike (Linda), Mary (fiance-George Niggemann) Schmeiser, Kathy (Harold) Pester, Judy (Mark) Decker & Ryan (Stacey), all of Medford, Debbie (Jerry) Ahrens of Luxemburg, Pat (Arlis) of Chippewa Falls, Andrew (Thu) of Osseo, MN, & Renee (fiance-Steve Knight) Brandner of Unity


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 9 – Adeline Stoiber of Dorchester, Henry (Marcella) Brushaber, Roceda Neumann, and Eugene (Helen) Brushaber, all of Medford, Norine Bahr of Milwaukee, Loretta (Dale) Krug of Spencer, Melvin Brushaber of Beaver Dan, Donna (Don) Brey of Stoughton & Alvin (Jane) Gilbertson of Portage

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sandra Warzecha, Delores Draeger, Elmer Brushaber

DECEASED FATHER: Elmer Hugo Brushaber DECEASED MOTHER: Rose Marie Weiler

PALLBEARERS: Active – Grandchildren: Jason, Jori & Doug Brandner, John Meyer, Wayne Schmeiser, Kayanna Knight, Nicole Bartelt, Joe Ahrens; Honorary – all the other Grandchildren

OTHER INFORMATION: Memorial contributions may be given to the family for future designation
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