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 Karl C. Branstner

Karl C. Branstner

Michigan, USA
Death 10 Dec 2006 (aged 75)
Michigan, USA
Burial Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 17309007 · View Source
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KARL CHRISTIAN BRANSTNER, age 75, died Sunday, December 10, 2006 at Courtyard Manor of Farmington Hills (Michigan). He was born December 6, 1931, in Davison, Michigan, to Bruno and Ann Margarete (Stuetzer) Branstner. He was a current resident of Auburn Hills, and a former resident of Grosse Ile, Michigan for 19 years.

Education: Mr. Branstner graduated from Lincoln High School; and he earned a Bachelor of Business Degree from the University of Detroit.

Occupation: He worked in Human Resources with Chrysler Corporation, retiring after 43 years.

Mr. Branstner loved golf and model trains. He was also a great fan of music, playing the organ.

He was an avid traveler, especially Africa – had gone on 12 cruises. He enjoyed the U.P., and boating on Black Lake.

Military: proud veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War (1951-1955)

Surviving Spouse: Nancy (nee: Taylor) Branstner, whom he married in 1952 in Troy, Michigan.
Surviving Daughters: Susan Smith and Kathleen Martell (Paul)
Surviving Sons: Steve Branstner (Mary) and Scott Branstner (Sue)
Grandchildren: 6 - Melanie and Adrian Smith, Evan and Lauren Branstner, Kelly and Kerry Branstner
Surviving Brother: Robert Branstner (Donna)

Visitation: Tuesday, December 12, 2006, from 2-8 PM at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road, Troy, MI (between Maple and Big Beaver Roads).

Funeral Service: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 – 11:00 AM at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 3980 Walton Blvd., Rochester Hills, Michigan, with The Reverend Lisa McIlvenna officiating. Visitation at church begins Wednesday at 10:00 AM.

Interment: White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, Michigan




  • Maintained by: Holly Holy(ND)
  • Originally Created by: Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309007
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Karl C. Branstner (6 Dec 1931–10 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17309007, citing White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Holly Holy(ND) (contributor 47620858) .