Gail Marie Brauch
June 15, 1944 — Feb. 1, 2018

Gail Marie Brauch Gail Marie Brauch, age 73, of North Prairie, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Aurora Summit Hospital with her loving family surrounding her. Gail was born June 15, 1944, in Waukesha, to Vance and Phyllis (Smart) Doughty. She married the love of her life, Raymond William Brauch, on October 8, 1966, in Waukesha.

Gail was first and foremost a loving, giving woman who put her family’s needs first. She helped anyone in need. Gail was an awesome cook and baker, and loved her gardening and her flowers.
She enjoyed her time with the family up north and taking family adventures.

She was involved with the North Prairie Fire Department Auxiliary, North Prairie’s Harvest Fest and Cub Scouts. Gail will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Surviving her are her husband of 51 years, Raymond; her children, Steven (Dorothy) Brauch, Theresa Brauch and Thomas Brauch; her grandchildren, Shawn, Jamie, Alexandra, Abbigail and Autum; her great-grandchildren, Jordan, Aubrie, Kevin, Kyle, Brayden, Kailey and Adalynn; her siblings, Victoria (Gary) Weaver, Joyce (Wayne) Stevens, Ina (Andy) Prokop, Vance Doughty, Robert (Colleen) Wagner, Dennis (Nancy) Wagner, Donna (Terry) Hogan, David Wagner and Kenneth (Lisa) Wagner; her sister-in-law Jane Doughty; and other relatives and many, many good friends.

Preceding Gail in death are her parents, Vance and Phyllis, and a brother Thomas Doughty.

Funeral services for Gail will be on Thursday, February 8, at 6 p.m. at Thelen Funeral Services, W309-S4840 Commercial Drive, North Prairie (northwest corner of highways 83 and 59). Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of services.

Memorial contributions in Gail’s name can be directed to the family for later distribution, and they are greatly appreciated.

The family wishes to say “thank you” to Donna Hogan and the staff at Aurora Summit Hospital ICU unit for their care of Gail.

Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie is honored to be assisting the Brauch family. For further information or to sign the guest registry, please go to or call 262-392-4251.