Clifford E. Brautigam
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Clifford E. Brautigam
  • May 25, 1928 - March 18, 2017
  • Norwich, Connecticut

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NORWICH - Clifford E. Brautigam, 88, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 18th, 2017.

He was born in Norwich on May 25th, 1928, son of the late Oscar and Ethel (Armstrong) Brautigam.

On Dec. 30th, 1950, Cliff married Jean S. (Marszalek) Brautigam at St. Mary Church in Middletown, CT. She predeceased him.
Cliff was a former Norwich Police Officer and went on to a career with the State of CT D.O.T. and was last employed as a permit investigator retiring in 1989. Following his retirement he worked for several years with the C.L.A. engineers of Norwich. He was a member of the Somerset & St. James Lodge AF & AM. Scottish Rite with M.S.A., and the Nemrod Grotto of Norwich, and was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church of Norwich.

He is survived by a son; Mark J. Brautigam of Provincetown, MA, two daughters; Carol Hogness and her husband Raymond of Milnor, ND, and Jean Fleming of Norwich, brother; Fred Brautigam of Scotland, CT, sister; Nancy Gavitt of Norwich, several nieces and nephews, 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Besides his wife, Cliff was also predeceased by a brother-in-law; George Gavitt.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 30th at 11am at Christ Episcopal Church, 78 Washington St., Norwich, CT. Burial is private at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to The Martin House, 401 W. Thames St., Bldg 700, Norwich, CT 06360.

To leave an online condolence, please visit www.labenskifuneralhome.com