Beverly J. Brandow, 90, of Marinette, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at Bay Area Medical Center. She was born July 1, 1922, in Marinette to Leslie and Pauline (Hartfield) Utke.
Beverly resided in Marinette for most of her life and was a graduate of Marinette High School, Class of 1940. She attended secretarial school in Milwaukee and was married to James Brandow in 1944. Over the course of her working years, Beverly was employed by Marinette General Hospital, the Boren Clinic and the Wausau Insurance Agency. Although employed, she was also a devoted mother, grandmother and homemaker. She always displayed a contentment in life and will be remembered for her happy disposition and never complaining.
Beverly is survived by two daughters: Linda (Thomas) Walker of Menominee and Debra (Steve) LaCoursiere of Marinette; a son-in-law, Jerry Kotecki of Peshtigo; seven grandchildren: Scott (Lori) Walker, Tammi (Ray) Engeldinger, Kelly (Darren) Christiansen, Kurt Kotecki (friend, Jamie), Kim Kotecki, Kevin (Kelly) Kotecki and Matthew (Billie) LaCoursiere; and ten great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James, in 1998; a daughter, Sheryl Kotecki; a grandson, Marc LaCoursiere; and two sisters: Harriet Konyn and Marcia Lannoye.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette, after 4 p.m. today, Monday, April 1, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. today in the funeral home with Chaplain Darrel Diers officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery.