Charles ‘Charlie’ Borisch

Charles “Charlie” BorischCharles “Charlie” Borisch reunited with his cherished wife, Katharine (nee Horst), on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at the age of 97.

He was the beloved dad of Barbara Ann (Dick) Urmanski; loving grandpa of Craig (Shelley) Urmanski and Shari (Mike) Urmanski; special great-grandpa of Steven, Christina, Brittany, Christian and Lauren; brother of Earl (Florence) Borisch, Mildred Borisch, Dolores (Hank) Carerros, Shirley (Pete) Carpenter, Donald (June) Borisch, Geri (William) Winter, Duane (Donna Borisch), Darrell Borisch, Darlene (Jim) Bigley, Irving (Shirley) Borisch, Patt (Ray) Wollemann and Eleanor Bongle; brother-in-law of Katy Horst; and special friend and neighbor of Terry Bieser, Carol Anderson and Mavin Raschka. He is also loved by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be at Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, on Sunday, July 26, from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. A celebration of Charles’ life will be held at 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Camp Ronald McDonald and the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Charles was a strong and caring man. He was a farmer for 70 years, videographer and avid golfer. He enjoyed spending his life outdoors as the “radish and sod man” and winters inside on the computer making Christmas cards and converting videos and pictures to CDs. He adored his wife, Katharine they worked and played side by side for 73 years. He was a sweet old man.

Krause Funeral Home of Brookfield is serving the family. For more information, call 262-432-8300 or visit online at