Brad I. Littlegeorge, 53, of Baraboo, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison. He was born Feb. 10, 1959 in Black River Falls to Irwin and Joanne (Blackdeer) Littlegeorge.
Brad grew up in the Black River Falls area before the family moved to Baraboo, where he graduated from high school in 1977.
Following high school, Brad went to work in a factory before working for the Ho-Chunk Nation, in maintenance for the Casinos, in Nekoosa, Black River Falls, and Dejope.
He was united in marriage to Teresa Kluender on June 8, 1985 in Baraboo.
Brad is survived by his wife, Teresa; children, Christopher, Danielle, and Logan Littlegeorge; grandson, Abel; brothers and sisters, Steve, Mitch, Diane (James Long) Littlegeorge all of Baraboo; Roy (Dee Dee Greendeer) Littlegeorge of Black River Falls, Joanna (Greg) Hollenback, and Michael “Munch” Blackdeer both of Baraboo; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Irwin and Joanne; sister-in-law, Jennifer.
The family would like to express a sincere thank you to St. Clare Dialysis Center for caring for Brad in his many years of dialysis, everyone their made it very easy for our family. Also a special thank you goes to the Baraboo EMS and Police, and also the St. Clare and St. Mary’s Hospitals for what they did for Brad.
Traditional Native American Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at the Blackdeer Homestead, rural Black River Falls. Dennis Funmaker is presiding over services. Burial will follow in the Blackdeer Homestead Cemetery, rural Black River Falls. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 4 until 6 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2012, at Buswell Funeral Home, Black River Falls. Family and friends are also invited for visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the homestead Saturday.
Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences are available at www.buswellfuneralhome.com.