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Eddie Brakhage

August 08, 2021 - 00:00
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Eddie Lynn Brakhage, 65, Edmond, was born Jan. 24, 1956, in Enid to Vernon and Rosalie (Holz) Brakhage.

He passed away Aug. 5, 2021, in Oklahoma City.

Eddie was raised in Kingfisher and graduated from Kingfisher High School in 1974.

He attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Eddie started his pro

Eddie started his profession in the oilfield as a roughneck and advanced to a pipeline mechanic managing multiple pump stations in western Oklahoma.

Eddie’s adherence to precise standards served him well during his career. He retired from Conoco-Phillips in 2019.

As a boy growing up, Eddie loved to take apart anything electrical to learn how it worked.

He loved to fish and was an avid reader. He could be counted on to answer questions about a wide variety of many subjects, particularly pertaining to “how it worked.”

Throughout adulthood, Eddie enjoyed working on many projects with his dad, including welding, making fishing tackle and outfitting trotlines. He is survived by his

He is survived by his sister Diana Martin (David) of Edmond; sister-in-law Susan Brakhage of McKinney, Texas; sister Gayla Heinrichs (David) of Drummond; brother Dale Brakhage (Kim) of Seminole; sister Robin Bailey (David) of Edmond; nieces and nephews Chris (Lindsey), Kyle (Shae), Kara (Doug), Jason (Monteshia), Bradley (Kimberly), Patrick (Sheree) and Sean (Phil); great-nieces and great-nephews Austin, Dillon, Addison, Katie, Emma, Ethan, Derek, Rebekah, Jayleigh, Maddyn, Kendall and Greta Rosalie.

He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Rosalie Brakhage and brother Jay.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Enid.

The family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association.