Wednesday, February 10, 2016



ADDRESS: N3542 Woodland Rd., Medford; A Township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:16 AM Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Our House Assisted Living, Medford where he had resided for the past 16 days most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Saturday, February 13 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza and Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4-7 PM on Friday, Feb. 12 where there will be a 7 PM Catholic prayer service held that evening; also from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the church

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 1, 1930 in the Town of Medford

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary Catholic School, Medford; attended Medford High School

MARRIAGE: June 2, 1951 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Rosalie J. Thompson & she survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he owned/operated a trucking business. He worked as a heavy equipment operator in Kenosha for a period of time. Then he managed the transportation department at Weather Shield in Medford for a period of time. He owned/operated Timberline Transportation and Northwoods Transportation until ill health forced his retirement. He served on the Medford School Board of education for a period of time. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, the outdoors, yard work, and spending time with his family.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Rosalie J. Brost of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Bev (Galen) Metz of Leander, Texas; Gary of Medford; Barb (Pete) Dums of Wausau; Larry (Cindy) of Panama City Beach, FL; Steve (Sandi) of Medford; Tom (Mary) of Medford; Brian (DeAnn) of Blair; Kevin (Mary Jo) of Medford; Dean (Janet) of Medford; Kristi (David) Bernhardt of Madison


# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 17& several Step-Grandchildren GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 8 & several Step-Great Grandchildren

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Mary Ann Gawin of Menomonee Falls, WI, Dolores Shaw of Medford, Leon (Yvonne) Brost of Medford; In–laws: Beulah Brost of Franklin, WI & Ruth Brost of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Edward & Francis Brost, Betty Dohm, Agnes Stephan & Rosemary Brost in infancy; Brothers-in-law: John Stephan, John Gawin, James Shaw & Robert Dohm

DECEASED FATHER: Anton Joseph Brost, Jr. DECEASED MOTHER: Mary (Stauner) Brost

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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