Augusta Brungraber (1922 - 2011)

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Augusta M. Brungraber, 89, Jacksonport, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Unity Hospice Center in De Pere, following complications after suffering a stroke.

She was born May 5, 1922, in Sister Bay, the daughter of the late Isadore and Lorraine (Staver) Pluff. Augusta was the class Valedictorian of Gibraltar High School class of 1940. On May 3, 1941, she married Harry Brungraber in Ephraim. He preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2006. Gustie worked in the family business at the Starlite Theatre in Sturgeon Bay. She also worked at the Baileys Harbor Laundry until Harry retired from PBI in 1985. They enjoyed traveling together and were known for their love of dancing. Gustie also liked family scrapbooking, personal journal writing, and sewing.

Survivors include her three sons, Kenneth (Nancy), Cornville, Ariz.; Don, Green Bay; Dennis (Rosemary), Jacksonport; nine grandchildren, Paula (Lonnie) Michelaski, Michael (Patricia) Brungraber, Sherry (Steve) Sargent, Carisa Brungraber, Erich Brungraber, Adam (Caroline) Brungraber, Angela (Mike) O'Dean, Ryan Brungraber, Kelly (Casey) Lautenbach; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Harry Pluff, Arkansas; Ken (Sandy) Pluff, Florida; Darrell (Pat) Pluff, Florida; three sisters, Jeanette Sader, Milwaukee; Bernice Hawkins, Sturgeon Bay; and Patricia Scruggs, Arkansas.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; son, Ronald (May 6, 2005); one sister, Margaret Metcalf; one brother, Raymond; and an infant brother, Arthur.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Huehns Funeral Home with the Rev. Reeder Herrick officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Jacksonport.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Huehns Funeral Home, and Thursday from noon until the time of services at 1:30 p.m.

Memorials may be given in her memory to Unity Hospice at 2366 Oak Ridge Circle, De Pere, WI 54115.

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Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Sturgeon Bay
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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Sept. 14, 2011