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Harold Brautigam

January 6, 1923 — July 22, 2015

Harold P. Brautigam, 92, of Chillicothe passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at his home in Chillicothe.

Born January 6, 1923 in Spring Bay, IL, the son of Peter and Edna Brautigam, he married Daisy M. Neal on December 4, 1955 in Peoria, IL.

Surviving are his four children: David P. Brautigam, Raymond H. (Cheri) Brautigam, Reathia E. Rash and Lisa M. (Shawn) Kelly all of Chillicothe; five grandchildren: Aimie M. (Adam) Molohon, Larry H. (Amanda) Doran, Peter (Jordan) Brautigam, Christopher (Katie) Brautigam, and Gary Brautigam; and four great grandchildren: Alexis, Cami, Daisy, and David. He was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy M. Brautigam; one son, Larry Brautigam; two brothers and one sister.

Harold served in the United States Army as a Tech Corporal during WWII from February 12, 1943 to February 11, 1946. Harold worked as a Brew Master for Pabst Brewery for 25 years before retiring. During retirement Harold worked at the Chillicothe Phillips 66 Service Station in Chillicothe while maintaining a garden and vegetable stand at this home.

Funeral services for Harold will be held on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 12:00 noon at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Rev. Matthew Synnott will officiate. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service time on Monday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Chillicothe City Cemetery with Military Rites.

Harold's online memorial website may be viewed at


JUL 27. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
PO Box 294
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Funeral Ceremony

JUL 27. 12:00 PM (CDT)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
PO Box 294
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Graveside Service

JUL 27 (CDT)

Chillicothe City Cemetery
Chillicothe, IL

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