David Brandenburg, age 63, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 9, 2008, as a result of a tragic biking accident.
Visitation for David will be at the Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Sunday, July 13, 2008 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, where a vigil service will be held at 6:00 PM. On Monday, July 14, 2008, a visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Horicon from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church on Monday, beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Juneau.
David was born on October 23, 1944 to Joe and Lois (Wulk) Brandenburg in New London, Wisconsin. He was a 1962 graduate of Marion High School and furthered his education at Lakeland College. At age 16, David started working in the home building industry; he was currently employed at All-Tile, Inc. as a Sr. Sales Manager. David had a love for baseball throughout his life and was a coach at many different levels. He started coaching at age 12 as a player-coach of his Little League team and continued for many years. David continued playing through high school, legion and college, achieving a position as third baseman on the Minnesota Twins farm team. He was recently inducted into the BABA Baseball Hall of Fame. David was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Horicon where he served as an usher.
David is survived by his soul mate, best friend and love of his life, Eileen (Egan), his children, Bruce (Lisa) of Horicon, David Jr. (Noelle) of Theresa, and Matthew (special friend Lisa Krutz and son Ian) of Sheboygan, his grandchildren, Wyatt, Morgan, Kayla, and Andrew, and his brothers, Bill (Naomi), Don (Bonnie), James (Diane), Dan (Pat), and Kent. He is further survived by his mother-in-law- Mary C. Egan, his brothers-in-law, Gary (Kathy) Egan, Daniel (Ann) Egan, Francis (Cindy) Egan, and Edward (Jennifer) Egan, his sisters-in-law, Kathryn (Chuck) Axelsen, Joan (Mike) Mueller, Amy (Randy) Foster, Beth (Ed) Wilke, Patricia (Bruce) Fowler, and Meliessa (Neal) Seagren, his god daughter, Erin Axelsen Rosales, numerous other relatives and friends. David was preceded in death his parents and his father-in-law, James Egan.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made in David Brandenburg”s name to the MACC Fund, St. Joseph”s School for Indians, or to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission.
The Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made on our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Monday, July 14th, 2008, 11:00am, Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Horicon