Alex Brautigam, age 24 of Appleton, was called home to Jesus on Friday, April 1, 2022. Alex was born March 18, 1998, in Appleton, son of Sean and Becky (Hoida) Brautigam. At the time of his unexpected passing, he was employed by Faith Technologies.
Alex is survived by his parents: Sean and Becky Brautigam of Appleton; a brother Zachary and a sister Leah; maternal grandparents Fred and Barb Hoida; paternal grandparents Steve and Marsha Brautigam; aunts and uncles: Nathan (Amy) Hoida, Alison (Nick) Melchert, Nick (Jenny) Brautigam, and Allie (Nate) Monfort. Other survivors include several cousins, and of course, his furry friend Max. Alex was also survived by his great-grandma, Marian Hoida, but tragically, she passed the very next day.
The funeral service for Alex will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Covenant Christian Reformed Church, located at 1601 Covenant Lane in Appleton. Pastor Mark Pluimer will officiate, and Alex will be placed at rest in Riverside Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Wichmann Funeral Home Tri County, Chapel, located at 1592 Oneida Street in Fox Crossing, on Friday, April 8, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and again at the church on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be used to help defray funeral expenses.
Our hearts are broken. Our lives forever changed. Our faith, unwavering! God decided it was time for you go home Alex. While we can't begin to understand, we know you are in the Greatest of Hands.
You touched people with forever memories. So many stories from family and friends confirmed how important you are to so many people. You made things special that most people overlook.
Alex, we are so proud of you and all you have accomplished. Your goals were set high, and you would accept nothing less even while the odds were stacked against you.
Our best friend, our oldest son, the best brother, the hardest working coworker, the most compassionate man. We were blessed to have you in our lives and forever in our memories.
We know you are still by our sides and watching over us. When we close our eyes, we see you, hear you and hug you. Rest in peace, son.