Edward “Eddie” Lee Brammer, 63, of Springbrook, WI passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at his home in Springbrook. He was born on November 19, 1954 in Watseka, the son of John Albert and Patricia Pauline (Denton) Brammer. He married Cheryle Laurent in 1977 and later married Pamela Obenland in 1983 and they both survive.
Also surviving are one daughter, Abbey (Ryan) Garfield of Watseka; two grandchildren, Connor and Addisen Garfield of Watseka; his mother, Patricia Brammer of Milford; one brother, Mike Brammer of Bloomington; his girlfriend, Carrie Welch of Springbrook, WI and her son, Chuck (Tammy) Welch also of Springbrook, WI; one sister in law, Pam Brammer of Sheldon; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers, Donald Brammer and Branden Brammer; and one sister, Cindy Brammer.
Mr. Brammer was a lifelong farmer in the Iroquois County area as well as drove a semi-truck. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and tractor pulling. He loved spending time with his grandchildren as well as his two special dogs, Sammy and Savage. Edward had a passion for Oliver Tractors as well as Hank Williams Jr. music.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Pastor Neil Larimore will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Beaverville.
Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Please share a memory of Mr. Brammer at knappfuneralhomes.com.