Vern R. Braegelman, 67, of Belgrade, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019, at his home near Belgrade surrounded by his family. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Belgrade. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the church and for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery at a later date. Vern’s family invites you to wear your camouflage in honor of his love of hunting. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Belgrade. www.hafh.org
Vernon Raymond Braegelman was born on May 2, 1952 in Sauk Centre, the son of Herbert and Evelyn (Feldhege) Braegelman. He lived his whole life in Belgrade and prided himself on living a simple life, and per his wishes, his obituary will be the same.
Vern is survived by his wife of 34 years, Karen; children, Stephanie (Jeff) Jensen of Pontiac, IL, Cora (Ryan) Roelike of Sauk Centre, Justin (Mikayla) Braegelman of Willmar and Ashley Braegelman of Willmar; grandchildren, Isaac, Trevor, Livia, and Ethan; siblings, Alvina (Issy) Lieser, Donna (John) Gerhardson, Dan (Lori) Braegelman, Joel (LuAnn) Braegelman and Al (Cindy) Braegelman and sister-in-law, JoAnn Braegelman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Marvin and an infant sister and brother.