Brad Alan Haubrich, 60


Brad Alan Haubrich, 60, of West Bend passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013, at home after a short battle with liver cancer.

Brad was born July 7, 1953, in Kenosha. He served his country with the U.S. Navy. For the past 34 years, Brad was the Senior Design Engineer at the Carlson Tool & Manufacturing Corporation in Cedarburg.

He is survived by his beautiful and loving wife of 35 years, Barb (nee Hoelz); three children, Steven of West Bend, Amy (Marc) Vandiepenbeeck of Hong Kong and Lisa of Milwaukee; Abby the pug at home; his father-in-law, Darold Hoelz of West Bend; grandchildren Hailey, Brailynn and Bradley; 11 nieces and nephews; and his siblings Carol of Fort Myers, Fla., Paul (Cheryl) of Bonham, Texas, Janet (Mike) Young of West Bend and Warren of West Bend. He is further survived by his sister- and brother-inlaw MaryLu and Robert Heldt of Slinger and by many great friends and family. Brad was preceded by father Kenneth (1965), mother Nanette (2003), stepfather Elbert Yagow (2001) and mother-in-law Margaret (Peggy) Hoelz (2011).

Following Bradís wishes, a casual life celebration will take place at Waldenís Supper Club on Sunday, July 28 from 1-4 p.m. If you have a photo of Brad, bring it with you.

No flowers.

Memorials and donations may be made to St Maryís of West Bend or the charity of your choice in Bradís name.

A special thank you to our extended family Annie and John (pig) Kocher, Nancy and Jim Shafer, and Kathy and Danny Fabitz for their heartfelt support and food, Horizon Hospice for the amazing care, and Schmidt Funeral Home for their compassion and sensitivity.