THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Lyle Buck Brazeau
Issue Date: August 29, 2013
Lyle "Buck" Brazeau, 80, Gillett passed away Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, at his residence. Born Oct. 10, 1932 to the late Samuel and Mary (Miller) Brazeau, he married his first wife, Elizabeth (Davis) Brazeau on Dec. 13, 1952. She preceded him in death on Aug. 4, 2009.
On Oct. 23, 2010, he married Alberta (Ryan) Brazeau.
A former member of the Gillett American Legion Post 300 and the Suring Historical Society, he served in the the U.S Army in Korea during the Korean Conflict. Throughout his life he enjoyed many hobbies and passions, one of which was collecting antique tractors, but nothing was more important than family.
Survivors include his wife, Alberta Brazeau, Gillett; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Glen Zilkoske, Gillett; a son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Tina, Green Bay; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernice Christiansen, Cecil; Ronnie Carlson, Gillett; four step-children, Debbie (Carroll) Fabry, Suring; Tammy (Mark) Riorden, Madison; Sandy (Tom) School, Green Bay; and Patrick (Dawn) Cramer, Colorado; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth (Davis) Brazeau and two sisters, Agnes and Jean.
Friends called from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Kuehl Funeral Home, Gillett. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. with Pastor John Laatsch officiating. A memorial fund was established and will be designated at a later date.