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Theodore E. Brunette

Dec 11, 1932 - Apr 27, 2022


Theodore E. Brunette, 89, of Sheboygan, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. He was born on December 11, 1932 to the late Francis and Ella Brunette in Sheboygan. He graduated from St. Peter Claver Elementary School and Central High School. Ted served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1952 to 1955. On June 30, 1956 Ted was united in marriage to RaeAnn Hanson at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. Together they raised six children. Ted worked at Plastics Engineering in the Molding Department and as Inspector in the Finishing Room where he retired after 32 years. Ted and his wife then opened and operated Teddy and Ann’s Tavern. Ted also often helped with fish lunches at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church.
Ted is survived by his six children, Michael (Rhonda) Brunette, of Stokesdale, NC, Debra Haupt of Denmark, WI, Theodore (Susan) Brunette Jr., of Sheboygan, David (Shelley) Brunette, of Concord, CA, Thomas (Christy) Brunette and Timothy (Angela) Brunette, both of Sheboygan; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer (Aaron) Haupt-Fretwell, Christopher Brunette, Jodi Haupt (significant other Andrew), Amanda (George) Paschal, Amber (Tim) Arnold, Bradley Brunette, Cassandra (Brett) Morth, Travis Brunette (significant other Katlyn Stewart), Brittany (Clayton) Brunette-Thimmesch, Trevor Brunette, Ashley (Robert) Spelshaus; eighteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
He is preceded in death by the love of his life, Annie; parents; sisters, Frances (Norman) Hoberg, Violet (James) Goode, Veronica (Larry) Porzadny; brothers, Edward (Patricia), Marcel (Jeannine); niece, Susan (Ron) Rolloff; son-in-law, Michael Haupt; stepfather, Alvin Glasser.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1439 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, with visitation from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 12:00 p.m. Entombment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Ted’s name. Condolences may be expressed online at


Date: Friday May 6, 2022
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]

Mass of Christian Burial

Date: Friday May 6, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]



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Ralph Reineking

Pass on our condolences to the Brunette family from Ralph & Marianne Reineking.

Janelle Rios

Tom and Chris....We are so very sorry to learn about the passing of your father. It sounded like he was a great guy. We are thinking about you and your family with love and friendship.

Katie (Elias) Lukonen

My Sympathy to the family

Joan Bogenschuetz

My Deepest Sympathy to the entire Family. He is now home with Annie!

Dave and Barb Pentek

R.I.P Big T Thanks for always making me feel part of the family! Now you and Rae Ann Have luxury camping, looking over the great earth! My heart and prayer’s are with all the Brunette nation! God bless!

Kathleen Mc Clure-Meulemans

So sorry for your loss, he will be missed by many. All the great memories we all have will help in the days to come. Teddy was one of the good guys and I'm blessed to have known him and call him and RaeAnn my friends. God bless the family.

Alec Danen

Annie and you were always like my grandma and grandpa, never will forget you and the memories. The greatest neighbors I will ever have

Michael K. McClure

Im sorry for your loss. I never forget the good times baseball and couching.. You will be missed by many. Now you can be with your wife and see my mom and dad. Rest in peace Teddy

Donna Sessler

I am so sorry for your loss! I always enjoyed visiting with Teddy! My thoughts and Prayers are with you!❤️🙏

Peggy Gordon

I'm sorry for your loss. Teddy was one of a kind wonderful Man who will be missed by many. God bless you all.