Raymond Braeutigam

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Braeutigam, Raymond Christian "Chris"


Christian "Chris" Braeutigam

passed away unexpectedly on February 26th 2017.

Chris was born in San Antonio, Texas on December 11, 1954. He grew up in Santa Fe, graduated from Santa Fe High School in 1973, and later served in the U.S. Navy.

Chris worked for many years for Dover Elevator Company and then owned and operated Zia Elevator.

Chris was preceded in death by his wife Gayla Garcia Braeutigam and his mother Cordie Braeutigam.

He is survived by his children Franklin & wife Rachel, and Katie Braeutigam; his father F.A. Braeutigam; brother Wayne and wife Billie; sister Leann Frazer and husband Chris; grandchildren Miquela and Daniella; and girlfriend Tamara Eastburn.

Chris loved camping, fishing, biking, painting and working with his hands. He was a loving, kind and giving man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 26, 2017