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Albert "Captain" Brengman

Albert "Captain" Brengman

March 11, 1928 - July 20, 2017
Clinton Township, Michigan | Age 89

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BRENGMAN, Albert "Captain". July 20, 2017. Age 89. Beloved husband of Estelle Brengman. Loving father of Diane (the late Konrad) Nowakowski, the late Bert (Jan), Adele (Joe) Bologna, Edward (Chris), Marian (Ron) Godlewski, Gerald, Robert (Joni), Gregory (Kim), Teresa LaParl, Margaret (Terry) Fleming, John, Tim, and Ken Brengman. Proud Grandfather of 36 awesome young adults and Great-Grandfather of 16 little ones. Admired uncle of many nieces and nephews. Cherished Brother of Dorothy (the late John) Berger, Virginia (the late Marv) Kliman, Lenore (the late Ray) Coppiellie and Sharon (the late Dave) Kopitzke. Dear Brother-In-Law of the late Fr. Ed Scheuerman, Bernice (Charles) Rumenapp, the late Philip Chinzi, Robert (the late Joan) Scheuerman, Fred (Christine) Scheuerman, Helen (the late Tom) Morley, Tom (Linda) Scheuerman. Captain was from the "East Side" of Detroit, born to Augusta & Pete on March 11, 1928. He was blessed to have a very large family and his father said to him "Al you should open a restaurant and put those children to work" and in 1976 "Captains Restaurants" began a 40 year run in Metro Detroit Area on Gratiot & Flanders, Mack & Neff, in Downtown Detroit, in Algonac and in Richmond. His restaurants were "farm fresh" before it became popular and he will be remembered for his hospitality, great foods and spirits. One of his favorite sayings was "My Mother Thanks You, My Father Thanks You and My Sisters Thank You" (George Cohan). We all are blessed and "thankful" for having him in our lives. Visitation Mon 3-9pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd at Metro Parkway. Instate Tues 9:30am until time of 10am Mass at St. Thecla Church 20740 S. Nunneley, Clinton Twp. Donations may be made in his memory to the Fr. Solanus Casey Center or the Catholic Retirement Fund for Priests.

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