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Obituary for Gary Alan Brandseth

Gary Alan Brandseth
Of Arlington Heights

Gary Alan Brandseth was born on February 3, 1945, in Chicago, Illinois to Edward and Aline (nee Healy) Brandseth. He died Friday, November 3, 2017, at Northwest Community Hospital - JourneyCare Hospice in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Before retiring, Mr. Brandseth was a lineman with IBEW Local 9. Gary was a proud climbing lineman who worked long hours in high tension tower line construction. Over his 40-year career, he worked on everything from distribution of lighting in Chicago alleys to numerous storm and disaster recoveries, including hurricane Katrina. He also traveled to many locations including British Columbia and Alaska. Gary has been a friend of Bill W. since 2003.

He is survived by his son, Eric A. (Kathryn) Brandseth; his grandson, River; his brothers, Daniel John (Mary) and Thomas M.; his many nieces and nephews; and his companion since 2003, Stephanie Milligan

He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia "Ginger;” his parents; his brother, Edward W. and his sisters-in-law Janet and Jean.

Family will receive guests from 11:00 am until time of Remembrance Service at 3:00 pm, Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.


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Family Receiving Guests

Saturday

11

Nov

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Family Remembrance Service

Saturday

11

Nov

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

P.O. Box 22718
Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718
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