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Thomas M. Brauer

March 29, 1959 - July 20, 2018

Visitation will be 10 AM – noon Thursday, July 26, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Decatur. Memorial service to follow. Pastors Mark Gearig and Wray Offermann will officiate.

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Thomas Mark Brauer, 59, of Decatur, IL died Friday July 20, 2018 at his home. Tom was born March 29,1959 in Decatur. He married Joann Biglin on June 4, 1983, in Grace United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father Chuck Brauer and his brother Robert Brauer.

Tom was a 27 year veteran of the Decatur Fire Department.  He was an active member at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and anything else outdoors. Lake Shelbyville was his favorite place to be. He also loved old cars and going to car shows. Tom never new a stranger and could strike up a conversation with anyone. Tom also served 2 years with Bloomington Fire Department. Along with helping people on duty he was always the first to help anyone in need off duty as well. Tom was a very loved person and will be missed by so many.

He is survived by his wife, Joann Brauer, son Robert Brauer, daughter Lindsay Fenton, son in law Kory Fenton, granddaughters Karlie and Emery Fenton, mother Mary Brauer, brother David “Bink” Brauer, several nieces, nephews, and friends, dog Chance.

Visitation will be 10 AM – noon Thursday, July 26, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Decatur. Memorial service to follow. Pastors Mark Gearig and Wray Offermann will officiate.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

 

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