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Funeral services for Brian Newman, 45 years old of Buffalo passed away Saturday, September 22, at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Friday, September 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Brian’s memory may be made to the Brian Newman Memorial, an educational fund set up for his children.
Brian James Newman was born on April 12, 1967 in Elkhorn, Wisconsin to James Brian and Mary Ellen (Kutchera) Newman. He was raised and attended school in Burlington, Wisconsin. Brian was a man of many talents and employed them throughout his life in his work as a mechanic, a surveyor technician and range maintenance provider at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin.
In 1985 Brian was married to Barbara Meyers. They have a son, Michael (Kenosha, WI). Brian married Christine Kreuzer in 1994 and they have a son, Brian, Jr. (Cataract, WI) and two step-daughters, Jessica and Amanda. Brian married Susan Orchekowski in 2006. Brian and Susan have two children, David and Brandon (Buffalo, WY) in addition to Zachary Meyrose, Susan's son. In June of 2012 Brian and his family moved from Wisconsin to Buffalo, WY where they lived until the time of his death. Brian prided himself in being a good father and he loved spending time with his children. He was an avid sportsman who among other things enjoyed hunting, fishing, 4 wheeling, snowmobiling, and especially visiting with his relatives in Buffalo, the O’Neil family.
Brian is survived by his loving wife, Susan (Buffalo), four sons, Brian Jr., Michael, David and Brandon, a step-son, Zachary, two step-daughters, Jessica and Amanda; his mother, Mary Nolan (Richland Center, WI); his father and step-mother, James and Connie Newman (Hayward, WI), step-brother Ryan (Keri) Grutt; his brother David (Kerri) Newman (Kenosha, WI) and one granddaughter Ariel Newman.