Edgar Armbruster, 90, of Muscoda, died Monday, September 19, 2022, at the Richland Center Hospital. He was born on August 24, 1932, in Mequon, WI the son of Andrew and Lydia (Seifert) Armbruster. He graduated from Cedarburg High School. Edgar served his country in the US Navy. On October 28, 1961, he was united in marriage to Phyllis Sachse in Mequon. Edgar farmed with his brothers Andrew and Jim on their family farm in Mequon until they moved to Eagle in 1969, where they purchased the Brown Swiss herd and operated Red Brae Farms. In 1993, Edgar and Phyllis moved to Muscoda with their sons. Edgar was proud of his children’s interest in agriculture and dairy farming, and happy his sons continued to farm. Edgar enjoyed driving tractors, going to street fairs and peddling his eggs, poultry and produce. He enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers and eating apple pie and ice cream. Edgar was a man of few words but when he did speak, he opened your mind and made you chuckle.
Edgar is survived by his wife of 61 years, Phyllis;
Six children: Jill (Chuck Jinkins) Armbruster of Livingston,
Steve Armbruster, David Armbruster,
Eric Armbruster all of Muscoda,
Lea Ann (Jeff) Bleck of Glenbulah, WI,
Beth (David) Storms of Muscoda;
Four grandchildren: Elise and Brady Bleck, Calli and Wyatt Storms;
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Edgar was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Andrew and Jim.
The family would like to thank the staff of Riverdale Healthcare for the loving care they have given Edgar over the past year and a half.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 3:00 PM at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home from 1:30 PM until the time of the service at 3:00 PM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. prattfuneralservice.com
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