Brabbs, Gilbert: of Lac Courte Oreilles

Reserve, Wisconsin (NFIC) 6-08

Gilbert G. Brabbs, age 52 of LCO, passed away May 6, 2008, at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital.

Gilbert George was born February 11, 1952, in Chicago, IL, the son of Gilbert Sr. & Margaret (Wade) Brabbs. He grew up in Chicago, then moved to Hayward at the age of 16 and attended Hayward Community Schools. Gilbert then attended UW Milwaukee. He worked several years as an automotive technician before moving back to the LCO area upon taking a position with the State of Wisconsin as a custodial engineer.

He is survived by significant other Michelle A. Wilson; sons Michael Brabbs & Curtis Brabbs both of Green Bay, Marlon (Rainbird) Brabbs of LCO; daughter Tomi Jo Quagon of LCO; nine grandchildren; brother Dennis Brabbs of LCO; two nephews, five nieces.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his mother Margaret and grandmother Sara Wade.

Private Graveside Services were held.

Pineview Funeral Service in Hayward assisted Gilbert’s family with arrangements.