Brian L. Ogle, 63, of West Bend found peace on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
He was born on November 9, 1957 to the late Donald and Irma (nee Schaar) Ogle in Oakfield, WI. On January 25, 1985, he was united in marriage to Mary Ellen “Mel” Smithers at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend. He began working at Abstract & Title when he was just 20 years old and has owned it for the past 34 years. In his younger years, he would spend his weekends gardening, fishing, and hunting. Brian also loved to cook, grill and spend time in the yard with the dogs and deer. Brian was an avid golfer and a 25-year member of Hon-E-Kor golf course in Kewaskum. He was one of the founding fathers of the Snapple group. Brian was a die-hard Packer and Badger fan. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, children, and grandchildren.
Those Brian leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife Mary Ellen “Mel” Ogle; two daughters, Jennifer “Jenny” (Joe) Sandrin and Kelsey (Ryan) Newburry; two grandchildren, Lorelei and Joseph Brian “JB” Sandrin; two sisters, Nancy (Jim) Harmon and Audrey (Fernando) Salazar; a brother, David Ogle; one mother-in-law, Susan Smithers; two brothers-in-law, David (Ruth) Smithers and David Binder; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Barb “BJ” Binder and his father-in-law John Smithers.
Brian will be dearly missed by all who knew him. A casually dressed Celebration of life in remembrance of Brian will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until 3:45 p.m.
The Myrhum-Patten Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Brian’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.
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