Russell G. Brantmeier obituary

Russell G. Brantmeier Obituary

Fargo, Wisconsin, United States

December 14, 1927 - December 22, 2016

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Russell G. Brantmeier obituary

Russell G. Brantmeier Obituary

Dec 14, 1927 - Dec 22, 2016

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Brantmeier, Russell G.Russell G. Brantmeier, age 89, of Menasha, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016. He was born on December 14, 1927 in Menasha to the late Urban and Florence (Strebe) Brantmeier. Russell graduated from St. Mary High School of Menasha in 1945 and immediately enlisted. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Once discharged from the Navy Russell worked for Marathon, he then was employed with the U.S Postal Service. He retired in 1989 after over thirty years as a mail carrier. He married, Leona Rzentkowski, on June 19, 1954. He enjoyed reading, fishing, wood carving, working in his yard and the many trips he took with his wife Leona. Russell also enjoyed their cottage in Three Lakes. Russell is survived by his wife Leona; his son, Dan (Donna) Brantmeier; his step-grandchildren, Melissa (Jason) Watkins, Nichole (Adam) Pugh and Natalie Graff; four step great-grandchildren, Gavin, Chase, Raegan and Harlow; sisters-in-law, Ruth Brantmeier, Myrna Brantmeier, Edwina Glisczinski, Bernice Gawinski, Virginia Isherwood, Rita Demski and Germaine (Ron) Borski and brother-in-law, Richard (Diana) Rzentkowski. He is survived by many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Barb; three brothers, Reynold (Aline) Brantmeier, Lloyd Brantmeier and Merle Brantmeier; and his brothers and sisters-in-law, Leornard (Kathy) Rzentkowski, Victor (Lorraine) Rzentkowski, Myron Rzentkowski, Edward Glisczinski, Richard Gawinski, Wanda (Ray) Disher, Tony Isherwood and Robert Demski and many other relatives. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 starting at 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. (Rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m.) at LAEMMRICH FUNERAL HOME, 312 Milwaukee Street in Menasha. Visitation will resume on Friday, December 30, 2016 starting at 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 528 Second Street in Menasha. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Russell's name. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com. Russell's family would like to thank the staff of Matthews Senior Living of Neenah, especially those who worked in the Dementia wing, for the wonderful care given to him and his family.
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