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In Memory of Brandon Burbach

Brandon Burbach

March 19, 1982 - July 27, 2012


Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 3, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home.  Private inurnment will take place in St. George Cemetery.


A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 2nd from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. 



In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances would be appreciated to the memorial fund established for Brandon's children at:  U.S. Bank, 1800 22nd Ave., Kenosha, WI  53140 or to the Brandon M. Burbach Scholarship Fund c/o St. Joseph Catholic Academy, 2401 69th St., Kenosha, WI  53143.


Brandon Burbach, age 30, of Kenosha, died on Friday, July 27 2012, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Wauwatosa, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

 Born on March 19, 1982 in Kenosha, he was the son of Michael Burbach and Carrie Thompson.  

On August 6, 2002, he was united in marriage to Kathryn (Nee: Burdick) Burbach. 

Brandon owned and operated both Reliable Tree Service and Trees-B-Gone. 

He was an active member of the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce.  Brandon served as the Boy Scout Den Leader for his son Aidan's Troup at St. Joseph's Academy.  He cherished the time he spent with his family enjoying outdoor activities.   

Along with his wife Katie, Brandon is survived by his two precious children, Aidan Robert and Ava Grace Burbach; his parents, Mike Burbach and Carrie Thompson; and his siblings, Troy (Amy) Burbach, Christie (Jeff) Briggs, Tracy (Abby) Burbach and Grace Stamps. 




Posted on: August 03, 2012 | By: Jeralyn Mulkey

Aiden and Ava, I met your dad only once or twice while I worked for an attorney. Both times, his face light up when he was talking about you. Your dad was a gentleman, had integrity, and ALWAYS was genuinely polite and smiled. Even the few short moments I spent with him, it was evident that you were the light of his life!

Posted on: August 04, 2012 | By: Faith

I am so saddened by the lost a such a wonderful nephew. I will cherish forever the precious times I had with him. My prayers are with you ALL. Much Love!! GOD BLESS!!

Posted on: August 02, 2012 | By: Judy Adank

I'm so sorry for your loss. Brandon will be missed by many. May you and your family be comforted by family and loved ones. God Bless You.

Posted on: August 03, 2012 | By: Amy Moravec

My condolences to the Burbach family. I am so sorry for your loss.

Posted on: August 03, 2012 | By: Carolyn Madeska

Tracy....I was so sorry to hear about your brother. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted on: August 02, 2012 | By: Lisa Caraballo

Tracy - Brandon sounded like a warm, kind-hearted, and loving man. Words fall short of expressing my sorrow. However, I do know we never lose the people we love. They live the rest of our lives with us in our heart. You and your loved ones will be in my prayers. - Lisa Caraballo

Posted on: August 02, 2012 | By: Theresa Belt

Micheal and Jewel and Family I cannot express my deepest sorrow and sympathy for your loss. I pray that God will wrap his loving arms around your entire family and hold you all dear during this great time for you. Micheal, I love you because you have always been an amazing and encouraging friend to me. God bless you all. If you need ANYTHING CALL ME

Posted on: August 01, 2012 | By: Lissa Nash

My condolences to the Burbach family, I have known Brandon for about three years and I was blessed to have met Brandon and know him. Brandon was such a wonderful hard working young man and loved his family so much. He had a wonderful spirit about himself. He was taken way too soon. Brandon, will be missed my many. Now he's in HEAVEN working for GOD. Rest-in-Peace Brandon.

Posted on: August 01, 2012 | By: Kim and Vicky Kirkegaard

We are very saddened upon learning of the shocking news. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to the Burbach family.

Posted on: August 02, 2012 | By: Charlie and Sue King

Dear Katie, Charlie and I are heart broken that Brandon has passed. We knew and loved him not only as a family member, but also as a dear friend. His love and dedication to you and the kids shone on his face with pride and joy. He will be so greatly missed. Please know that your family is here for you and Aiden and Ava. We are all so proud of you and Brandon's trusted business partner for keeping Trees-Be-Gone in service. Brandon worked so hard as a commited entrepreneur and would be honored to know that his business and name will continue to thrive in Kenosha. Love, Charlie and Sue

Posted on: July 31, 2012 | By: Dale and Stanley (Tooter) Riley

Dear Burbach Family - We were both fortunate to have worked with Brandon at Asplundh. Brandon was a hard worker and an extremely dedicated family man. We are terribly saddened by this tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

Posted on: July 31, 2012 | By: Tanya Fuqua

I will always remember Brandon as a young boy with an awesome smile. He grew up to be an awesome man, husband, and father. May God bless you, and know that he is forever in our hearts.

Posted on: August 01, 2012 | By: Jonathan Wilson

I worked with Brandon for many years and I came to respect him and care for him alot. Brandon was a great friend and business partner and I will truly miss my friend. I still cant believe this has happened. My heart and prayers goes out to his beautiful wife and children and I know that Brandon will be with them, Always.

Posted on: July 31, 2012 | By: Danielle Schweitzer

Dear Katie and family, I was sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. May you find strength and comfort in each other.

Posted on: July 31, 2012 | By: John Christensen

Wow !! I wake up to read the Kenosha News and came across this tragic news. I am literally stunned!!Although we were competitors, times like this make us aware of how fragile life really is. Brandon proudly served our community and was committed to the highest degree of excellence in our profession. My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. John Christensen, John's Tree Service of Kenosha LLC. (PEACE)

Posted on: July 31, 2012 | By: Lori HIll

Tracy- You and your family have been in my thoughts since i have heard the news. My prayers, thoughts and strength are with you and your family. Lori Hill

Posted on: July 31, 2012 | By: Jonathan Wilson

My condolences to the Burbach family, it will be a long struggle to get through this, but GOD will be with you.

Posted on: July 30, 2012 | By: Patrick J. Burdick

I know I speak for everyone when i say you will be greatly missed

Posted on: July 30, 2012 | By: Carol Schade

I am so sorry for your lose. I understand he was an awesome guy. My prayers are with you.

Posted on: July 30, 2012 | By: Alice Tomaloff

Brandon was one of the kindest people I know. He loved his family. His face would light up whever he looked at his children. He will be missed by anyone whose life he touched. I hope Brandon will look down from heaven and give us all the knowledge and strength to never take people for granted as we all seem to do every day. Katy, Aidan, and Ava know that he will always be looking down from Heaven watching over you. Love Alice

Posted on: July 30, 2012 | By: Robin Kruk

We recently met Brandon Burbach when he came to our home a few weeks ago for a tree service estimate. We were very impressed with his knowledge & service capabilities, and looked forward to working with him. We were shocked when we saw what happened to him in the Kenosha News Online. As a fellow member of the Kenosha Chamber, he will be missed as he was a real asset to the business community. Our sympathy to Brandon's family on his tragic death, and best wishes for his father's recovery from the auto accident. Robin & John Kruk

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