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Vern Otto Brauer

1939 to 2013


Vern Otto Brauer

1939 to 2013

Vern Otto Brauer, Sr., 74, of Anderson, Tex. and a former Sidney resident died Sat. morning, Nov. 2, 2013, at Tomball Regional Hospital in Tomball, Tex.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Fri., Nov. 8, 2013, in the Trinity Lutheran Church, South Divide south of Sidney with Pastor Daniel Larson officiating. Burialt will follow in the South Divide Cemetery.

There will be a visitation at the Holechek Funeral Home from 5 7 p.m. on Thurs.

Memorials have been established to the family.

You can view the online obituary and share condolences with the family at

Vern was born Sept. 3, 1939 in Sidney to Emanuel and Anna Moeller Brauer. He was a 1957 graduate of Sidney High School and had been a resident of Anderson since 1981. Vern was a retired welder and rancher. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Jean Brauer and a son, Chris Brauer along with brothers, William and Alven Brauer and sisters, Eleanora Kreinbring and Lucille Frankes.

Survivors include sons, Dean Brauer, Vern Brauer, Jr., Charles Brauer and Mark Sechelski; daughters, Cyndi Christensen and Denise Howard; 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; brothers, Roland and Lloyd Brauer and sister, Betty Leech.

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations is serving the Brauer family.


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