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John Thomas Brasch

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Brasch, John Thomas,

69, passed away Monday, July 24th, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

He was a 1966 graduate of Trinity High School and a 1971 graduate of the U of L Speed School of Engineering. John was the former owner of Brasch Constructors (formerly Brasch-Barry General Contractors).

John was a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, serving as a past chapter president and domain director. He was a lifelong Cardinal Fan, a former ULA Board Director, a member of the Speed Foundation Board, Bellarmine Board of Overseers, and past president of the American Building Contractors of Kentuckiana. He was also on the Board of Directors of the Louisville Ballet and the Main Street Association.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Betty Brasch.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Susan Nichols Brasch, his twin brother, Bill (Pat); and his daughters, Kristy Schmitt (Doug); Kristin Birkhold (Kevin Coleman); and Kelly Birkhold; his grandchildren, Addie, Cannon, and Walker Schmitt, and James Coleman. He is also survived by his nephew and godson, Will Brasch, and a host of extended family and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m., Friday, July 28, 2017, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3345 Lexington Road with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held 3-8 p.m., Thursday, July 27th, at Ratterman Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Road, "in St. Matthews."

Expressions of sympathy may be in the form of contributions to Trinity High School Scholarship Fund or Phi Kappa Tau House Fund at the University of Louisville.
Published in The Courier-Journal from July 26 to July 28, 2017
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