Austin Brackman

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MINSTER — Austin J. Brackman, age 18, of Minster, Ohio, died as a result of an accident on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Shelby County.

He was born on Oct. 8, 1996, in Coldwater, Ohio, to James and Kathleen (Link) Brackman. They survive in Minster.

He is also survived by his sister, Karen Brackman, Fort Collins, Colorado; his brothers, Matthew and Jordan both at home; grandparents, Ivo and Jean Brackman, Maria Stein.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Louis and Eulalia Link.

He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster where he was a Mass Server. He was a member of the Minster Golf Team for four years and competing as an individual at State Golf Meet, three years on the Minster Track Team competing in State, three years on the Minster Basketball Team and just started the season on the Minster Bowling Team.

Austin was an Honor Student, a member of the Teen RC, he loved playing golf fishing and competing with his friends. He also enjoyed time with his family and friends. Austin's giving and caring nature continued with his gift of being an organ and tissue donor.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster with the Rev. Rick Nieberding celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Augustine Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

Memorial contributions may be made to start a golf scholarship at Minster High School in Austin's name.

Condolences may be made at

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Hogenkamp Sons, Inc.
Minster, OH 45865-1233
(419) 628-2341
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2014