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Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory

4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Francis Brandenburg

January 4, 1948October 5, 2019

BRANDENBURG, Francis, 71, of Shacklefords, Va. passed away on Saturday, October, 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Mary Brandenburg; and his son, James “Jamie” Brandenburg. He worked as a carpenter and served in the United States Navy. Francis was a member of the Chester Skate Club. Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Frances B. Draper; grandchildren, Courtney (Eric), Bridget (Josh), William, and Kaleigh; and his great-grandchildren, Kailyn, Amelia, Hayden, and Ava. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to nelsenrichmond.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Mary Brandenburg; and his son, James “Jamie” Brandenburg. Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Frances B. Draper; grandchildren, Courtney (Eric), Bridget (Josh), William, and Kaleigh; and his great-grandchildren, Kailyn, Amelia, Hayden, and Ava.

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Jan Croswell

October 11, 2019

Frances & Family, We are so sorry to hear about Reno.I will never forget the act of kindness that Reno and Faye had, when they let me and Victor stay at their house after we were married for a little while. Reno was quiet but also very kind, but loved to tease also. The thing I will remember most is how excited he got when he talked about skating and how good his grandkids were at it. He loved you very much Francis and his grandkids and his great grandkids. Hope hes in Heaven with Jamie and they are elated to see each other again. May God bring You and your family peace and comfort, but only joy when reminiscing of your dad from the past. Love You....Jan & Victor & Family

Robin Rigney

October 11, 2019

My deepest sympathy goes out to Frances, Faye , all the grandchildren , great grandchildren, cousins and loved ones. I know you will all miss Reno. He was a good ole soul. I remember him from when I was a child. Always though a lot of him. Enjoyed our times at Skate America. He loved skating and watching Bridget skate in competitions and her daughter Kaitlyn. I loved to make him laugh. I was blessed to know and love him. He will be missed. May the Lord give you all strength, peace and comfort at such a sad time in your lives. Love you all my dear cousins.
Love Robin