Van "Steve" Brann

August 29, 1949February 14, 2018

Peru- Van “Steve” Brann, 68, passed away at his home on Wednesday February 14, 2018. He was born in Farmington on August 29, 1949, son of Loando V. Brann and Ida A. (Pingree) Brann. Steve was a graduate of Stephens High School, class of 1967. He married Deborah L. Childs on September 21, 1968 Steve was employed at Stole McGregor, Timberlands Sawmill, was a self employed logger, and worked for the Town of Peru road crew. He loved hunting, fishing, riding his golf cart, and spending time with family and friends in his favorite place, his garage. He also enjoyed going to Florida to spend his vacation with his best friends. Surviving are his wife Deborah of Peru, sons Maurice Brann and wife Jaime of Peru, Stacy Brann and wife Lisa of Peru, daughter Rosanna Young of Peru, grandsons Allen McLean of Rumford, Eric Holman of Peru, granddaughters Ashley Russell and husband Andrew of Bangor, Brittany Dwinal and husband Colby of Peru, Meagan Brann and companion Shane Levesque of Mexico, Kristen Pingree and husband Troy of Dixfield, great grandchildren Olivia, Gene, Tucker, Ida, Adalyn, brother Isadore Brann and wife Caroline of Dixfield, brother in law Leo LaPointe of Rumford, special nieces Jamie Childs of Mexico, Ashley Ellis of Auburn, and his best friends Andy Sylvester and wife Jean of Florida. He was predeceased by his parents, sister Marie LaPointe, and brothers Lawrence Brann and Kenneth Brann. If so desired, contributions in Steve’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society 1 Bowdoin Mill Island #300 Topsham, ME. 04086


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Sonny LaPointe

February 17, 2018

My thoughts are with Deb and her family
I have many fond memories of Steve especially our fishing trips as a child. He had a special bond with his sister my Mother Marie which I Know she cherished.
Will always remember his Haerty Laugh