Edgar Charles Brushafer
Charles Brushafer, 83, a resident of Fond du Lac passed away peacefully on
August 28, 2015 at his home, with his family at his side.
He was born
October 22, 1931 in Wabeno, WI a son of the late John and Elizabeth Brushafer.
enlisted in the United States Army in 1949. He was awarded the Bronze Star
Medal for his service in Korea. He was discharged in 1953.
11, 1954 he married Jeanette Irene Crochiere at Faith Lutheran Church,
the University of Wisconsin Madison in 1957 graduating with a Bachelor of
Business Studies, (Accountancy), they then moved to the Chicago area. While
there he was employed by Automatic Electric Company. He also attended the
University of Illinois earning a Certified Public Accountant Degree in 1965. From
1980 to 1996 he was employed by Badger Liquor of Fond du Lac. Ed enjoyed
golfing, having attained three “Holes in One” during his career. He also
enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, reading and playing Bridge.
include his loving wife of 62 years, Jan of Fond du Lac, three children, Debra
(Jeff Kelly) Brushafer, MD of Sitka, Alaska, Sheila (Darrel) Monroe, of
Madison, WI, and Michael (Valerie Leavitt) Brushafer of Boise, Idaho, six
grandchildren, Alicia and Carlie Monroe, Seth (Shauna) Brushafer and Bryce
Kelly, John “Augie” Borden, and Trina (Vondale) Singleton, two
great-grandchildren, Promise and V.J. Singleton. He is further survived by a
sister-in-law, Norma Grasmick, numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives
preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and four brothers.
Visitation: Visitation will be held on Monday,
August 31, 2015 at Hope Lutheran Church, 260 Vincent Street, Fond du Lac, from
1:00 to 2:45 PM.
Services: Funeral services will be celebrated
on Monday at 3:00 PM, at Hope Lutheran Church. Pastor Steve Huff will
officiate. Burial will be in the Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau on Tuesday,
September 1, 2015, at 12:00 noon.
his name may be directed to Hope Lutheran Church, the Alzheimer’s Assn. or St.
Agnes Hospice Hope Program.
Funeral Home is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com