David Brane, 64

David Lee Brane, 64, of Wabash, died at 3 a.m., Aug. 12, 2016 at his home.

He was born Jan. 17, 1952, in Wabash, to Russell and Geneva (Gatchel) Brane.

David married Lori A. Sandberg in Wabash on Sept.r 8, 1984. He served in the Indiana National Guard. He worked for the Wabash County Highway Department and Al-fe Heat Treating Inc. in Wabash.  He was a member of the Moose and Eagles Lodges, and also the American Legion Post 15, all of Wabash.

He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, enjoyed walking in the woods, taking country drives, bowling, fishing, animals, feeding birds; and he especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. 

He is survived by his wife, Lori A. Brane; three sons, Ryan Brane, David "Scott" Brane, and Matthew (Jamie) Brane; two grandchildren, Liam and Ashlyn Brane; his brother, John (Katy) Brane, and his sister, Grace (Arnold) Bolden, all of Wabash.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Tim Webb officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, 4-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for David may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Aug 15