Visitation for Howard E. Branding, 73, lifelong resident of Lake Zurich will be from 5 – 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich.
Prayers will be said at 9:30am on Tuesday at the funeral home proceeding to St. Francis de Sales Church, 33 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich for service at 10 a.m.
Interment will be in Lake Zurich Cemetery. He was born on May 21, 1940 in Oak Park, IL and passed away on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Howard was a Lake Zurich Volunteer Fireman for 30 years, past owner of Brandings’ Koffee Kup for 12 years and Lake Zurich Florist for 35 years.
He was the beloved husband of Karen M. (nee Erhardt); father of Kristin M. (Eric) Maskalunas and Amy (Sean) Matheson; grandfather of Madi, Caitlyn, Jack, Morgan, Ava & Rylee.
Information submitted by Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home.