Michael A. ‘Crazy’ Brazelton

Michael A. "Crazy" Brazelton of Waukesha passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 58.

A beloved son of Gilbert and Lorraine (Kuhr) Brazelton, Michael was married to Judy M. (Bothe) on June 8, 1974. "Crazy" was employed by We Energies for more than 35 years. An avid football and NASCAR fan, he also enjoyed entering and attending car shows. Many times he could be found working on his custom 1966 Chevelle.

He will be fondly remembered by his beloved wife of 35 years, Judy; his brothers, Eugene (Judy) Brazelton of Delafield and Thomas (Karen) Brazelton of Florida; and his in-laws, Edward Bothe, Sharon Pax, David Bothe and Diane Wenzel. He also leaves behind nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Richard Brazelton; his brother-in-law, William Bothe; two nieces; and a nephew.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff of Oncology Alliance and the staff at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon funeral service Monday, Dec. 21, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A private interment will be held in Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.

Memorials are appreciated to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary, directions or cards of condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com or call the funeral home at 542-6609.