Kay J. Brehmer, 69

Kay J. Brehmer (nee Denzin), 69, of Slinger, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on July 7, 1944, in West Bend, to Harold and Delores Denzin (nee Backhaus). She was united in marriage to Marvin Brehmer on Oct. 3, 1964, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hartford.

Kay loved her grandchildren, working on her flower beds and gardens, breeding and raising Appaloosa horses, and everything that came along with it including conditioning, grooming, and showing for her family and others.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Marvin Brehmer; loving son, Steven Brehmer; cherished grandchildren, Roland, Reinhold James, and Robert Brehmer; sisters, Reta (Gordon) Schmidt, Bonnie (Dan) Krenke, Cathy (Bill) Scola, Christy (Gary) Hanegan; her brother, Brian (Mary) Denzin; and siblings in-law, Gene (Deanna) Brehmer and Nancy (Pat) Weibye. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other dear relatives and friends.

Kay was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Delores Denzin, and parents- in-law, Reinhold and Viola Brehmer.

Funeral services for Kay will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church (1001 Center St., Hartford) with the Rev. Jeremy Husby officiating. Visitation will be at church on Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Peace Lutheran School tuition assistance appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.