Brachmann, Julian F.
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Julian F. Brachmann, 87, formerly of W5477 County Road N, Waldo passed away on Friday, January 11th, 2013 at Gables on the Pond, Random Lake, WI.
Julian was born on April 22nd, 1925 in the Town of Sheboygan, son of the late Clarence and Frances (Dreps) Brachmann.
He attended St Dominic's Catholic Grade School and Kohler High School.
On May 22nd, 1948 he married Kathleen Wesling at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Plymouth.
Kathleen preceded him in death on September 29th, 2008.
They were able to celebrate Kathleen's 80th birthday in March, their 60th Wedding Anniversary in May and Julian's 40+ years as Town of Lyndon Clerk in September 2008.
Julian was an employee of the Vollrath Company in his younger years. After his marriage he farmed the rest of his life.
Julian was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth where he was a member of the Usher's Society, Holy Name member and a lifelong Farm Bureau member. In 1967 he became Town of Lyndon Clerk. That became his passion. He was also proud to have been involved in the building of the current Lyndon Town Hall.
He enjoyed maintaining his yard and listening to polka music. In his free time he enjoyed going to the Waldo Café and visiting with friends. He was also a fan of the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Wisconsin Badgers, Notre Dame Football and other sports.
Julian is lovingly survived by his daughter Bonnie Dahm (the late James) of Belgium; his four loving grandchildren, Jason (special friend Kim) Waldo, Jeremy (special friend Britney), Jaclyn (his God Child) and Jeriod (special friend Brittni) all of Belgium, two brothers, Willard (Mary) Brachmann, Joseph (Carol) Brachmann, one sister-in-law Mary Ann Brachmann (the late Donald), all of Sheboygan. Dear friends LaVern Hedstrom and Melvin and Marilyn Perronne. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, many other dear relatives and friends. He is further survived by Grand Dogs: Doogie, Oscar, Ernie and Dante.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, brother Donald, son-in-law James, father and mother-in-law Joseph and Celeste Wesling, uncles, aunts, and many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January 18th, 2013 at St John the Baptist Catholic Church at 7:30pm in Plymouth. The Reverend Richard Cerpich and Father Guy Gurath will co-celebrate. Private Burial will be at St John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Plymouth.
Friends may call at the CHURCH on Friday, January 18th, 2013 from 3:30pm to 7:30pm until the time of the services. A memorial fund will be established in the name of Julian F. Brachmann.
The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving her family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.
The family would like to thank Dr. Steve Staehling for his years of care, the loving staff at Gables on the Pond, Random Lake, especially Pam Zastrow, and Hospice Advantage, especially Tina and Marsha. The care and compassion shown to Julian was greatly appreciated and will be remembered forever. A huge thank you to the many people that visited him over the years. He will be greatly missed by many, but his family takes comfort in knowing he is now reunited and dancing with his wife and many dear friends.
Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Plymouth
1317 State Road 67 P O Box 535 Plymouth, WI 53073
Published in Sheboygan Press on Jan. 15, 2013