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Austin M. Brenner, 92

Austin M. Brenner, 92, of Lafayette, died at 12:19 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Central.

He was born May 11, 1920, in Lafayette to the late Lester and Mildred McConnell Brenner.

Austin graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School and served in the United States Army in WWII. On January 17, 1942, he married Betty Christian in Lafayette and she survives.

Mr. Brenner worked as a Machinist at ALCOA, Leamans Machine Shop, Vulcan Materials and is retired.

He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, American Legion, 40 and 8 and enjoyed wood working and gardening.

Surviving with his wife is a daughter, Pamela Sherwood, of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Amy Reever, of Plainfield; Christopher Sherwood, of Indianapolis; and a great-granddaughter, Miranda Reever. Austin is also survived by a brother, Jerry Brenner (wife: Sue), of Houston, Texas.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd. Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Rest Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials to or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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Published in the Journal & Courier on Mar. 28, 2013
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