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Mae Roubal Brandenburg

Oconto County Reporter
April 2010

Mae Brandenburg, 93, Gillett, died Tuesday evening, April 6, 2010 at the Woodlands of Gillett.

She was born March 9, 1917 in the Town of Washington to Charles and Nellie (Hanson) Roubal. Mae was raised in the Pulcifer area where she attended school.

On Aug. 2, 1936 she married Albert Brandenburg in Hayes. Following their marriage, the couple owned and operated a family farm for many years. Mae was a longtime member of St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Gillett where she was once active in the ELCW. Over the years, she also belonged to the Oconto County Homemakers and the Gillett Golden Agers Club. Mae was also well known in the area for baking numerous wedding cakes.

Survivors are: her four children, Joyce (Jim) Thompson, Egan, Minn.; Donald Brandenburg, Cedarburg; Dennis (Judith) Brandenburg, Palo Alto, Calif.; Jan (Lisa) Brandenburg, Oshkosh; six grandchildren, Bryant and Duane (Delle) Thompson; Kate and Jack Brandenburg; Heidi Jo and Trevor Brandenburg; one great granddaughter, Kaitlyn Brandenburg; one brother, Edward (Julie) Roubal, Marrerow, La.; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Albert in 1977 and two brothers, Charles and Roger Roubal, and two sisters, Beryl Martens and Isabelle Misch.
Friends may call at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday, April 9). Visitation will continue at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church on West Main Street in Gillett after 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 10, until the time of service. Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Lisa Ubbelohde officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.