Willard L. Braasch
March 26, 1933 - August 2, 2022
Willard L. Braasch, age 89, of Fremont
Died Tuesday August 2, 2022 at Nye Pointe in Fremont.
Willard was born March 26, 1933 in Monroe, Nebraska to Claus and Emma 'Harms' Braasch. He was raised in the Genoa area and graduated from Genoa High School in 1950. He farmed with this father then joined the Army and served from 1953 to 1955. He then started working at Hormel Foods in Fremont working from 1955 to 1995.
Willard married JoLene Loewe on November 18, 1956 at Zion Lutheran Church in Wisner.
Willard was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont and the Starlight Square Dancing Club. He loved wood working, carpentry, building and farming. He partnered with his brother to build 2 homes for his family. He also worked on numerous projects for Trinity Lutheran Church and School. He was devoted to his family, his church and his friends.
Wife - JoLene of Fremont
Daughters - Cynthia (Robert) Hartman of Columbia, MO.
Diane (Donald) Dews of Columbia, MO.
Edythe (Mark) Schultz of Fremont
Son-in-law - Patrick Costello of Waterloo
15 great grandchildren
Brother - Virgil (Marilyn) Braasch of Fremont
Willard was preceded in death by his daughter Carmen Costello, and 2 sisters Lucille Greunke and Myra Braasch.
The funeral will be 2pm, Friday, August 5, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church and School. Visitation will be Thursday, from 3pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.
Online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary in Fremont.
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