Nathaniel Brasch, 37
Nathaniel Brasch, of White Lake, died Thursday November 7, 2019, at the Bay at Eastview under the care of his family, community, and LeRoyer Hospice. He was 37 years old. He was born on June 5, 1982, in Racine, a son of Dan and Laurie (Lindberg) Brasch.
He was raised in Racine where he graduated from Lutheran High School and attended Gateway Technical College.
While in high school he served at Camp Fairwood, a youth Christian camp in Westfield. He served and worked at Shepherds Ministries in Union Grove where he met his wife Jennifer Patton. They were married on October 23, 2010 in Racine. Nate was a mechanic by trade and in 2014 the Lord led him to Silver Birch Ranch where he served as Director of Transportation.
He served as an EMT for Troutland Rescue Squad and Menominee Tribal Rescue Service. In his final weeks he also worked for Highway 52 Auto.
He was a member of Antigo Community Church.
Nate had the unique opportunity to share his cancer journey and his faith in Christ through the podcast ministry of Silver Birch Ranch in hopes that others may benefit.
Survivors including his wife are three children, Noah, Anna and Eliana Brasch; his parents; a brother, Jared (Michelle) Brasch, Racine; a sister, Janelle (Joshua) Buisch, Racine; two aunts and uncles, Victoria and Robert Grantham, Arizona, Linda and Larry Illingworth, California; two cousins, Matthew Grantham, Arizona, Cindy Illingworth, California.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Vincent and Nora Lindberg; paternal grandparents, John and Myra Brasch; and a cousin, Karyn Pierce.
A funeral service will be held on Monday November 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with Dave Wager, President of Silver Birch Ranch officiating. Burial will take place in Langlade Cemetery, town of Wolf River.
Visitation will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday November 10, 2019, at Bradley Funeral Home and on Monday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
The family wishes to express the deepest gratitude to the amazing network of people who have rallied around Nate and his family during these past 12 months and for the many ways in which they have provided help and support. To all near and far who have held Nate and his family up in prayer, our gratefulness is beyond words.
Many thanks to Dr. Peterson and the staff at the Volm Cancer Center for their great care, the Dream Foundation, the staff at The Bay at Eastview and the LeRoyer Hospice nurses.
The generosities of all have blessed beyond measure.