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Brad Driessen

August 20, 1965 ~ September 26, 2018 (age 53)
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Brad Driessen, 53, of Black Creek WI, passed away on September 26th, 2018. He was born on August 20, 1965 to Jim and Joan (Buerth) Driessen.

Brad was employed for 34 years with Bertram Dental Lab. He was a member of Pheasants Forever, Outagamie Conservation Club, Ron & Rons, and he was a Hunter Safety Instructor.

Brad’s interests included; fishing trips to Canada, prairie dog hunting, trap, campfires, movies and most of all, taking his grandchildren on adventures.

Brad is survived by his mother; Joan Driessen, wife; Mary Driessen; Two daughters; Amber (Josh) Peterson, Emily (Mike) Miller, stepdaughter; Kaylyn (Jon) Greiner, stepson; John Akstulewicz (fiancée Stacy Wendt).  Grandchildren; Anthony, Brielle, Johanna, Tayvah, and Croix. Sisters; Deb Dorow (fiancé Mike Allen), Nancy Driessen, Cindy Driessen (Ken Reiland), Vicki (Greg) Geiger, Brenda (Jim) Rasmussen. Brothers; Bruce (Deb) Driessen, Brian (Kathy) Driessen. Brothers in law; Mark Lesinski, Brian Lesinski, and Mike Lesinski.  He is also survived by many nieces, great nieces, nephews, and great nephews and special friends, Wes and Nancy Fietzer.

Brad is preceded in death by his father; Jim Driessen, brother; Scott Driessen, grandson; Ayden Peterson and brother in law; Chris Lesinski.

A Memorial Service for Brad will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday October 4th, 2018 at Valley Funeral Home, 2211 N. Richmond St. Appleton, with Rev. Brian Bankert Officiating. Brad’s Family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until the time of service.

A Celebration of Life for Brad will continue at 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM on Friday October 5th, 2018 at the Outagamie Conservation Club, N3502 Mayflower Rd Hortonville, WI.

Special Thank you to Romys Nightingale, Dr. Augelli, Dr. Mannebach and ThedaCare-Appleton Cardio Team.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established to help offset medical costs.

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