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John S. Weisbrod

Jan 16, 1972 - May 4, 2013

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Racine – John S. Weisbrod, 41, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 4, 2013.  He was born in Racine on January 16, 1972, son of Dennis Weisbrod and Kathleen (nee: Kunce) Froode.  On October 11, 2012, John was united in marriage to the love of his life, Lisa (nee: Carlson) Weisbrod.

John graduated from Park High School in 1990.  He then attended Gateway Technical College.  John was a firefighter and paramedic for the South Shore Fire Department.  He was an expert with a bow and enjoyed hunting deer and turkey.  John also enjoyed camping and Harley-Davidson bikes.  He was a true baseball fan and could always be found rooting for his number one team, the Milwaukee Brewers.  John was a loving and giving person who would do anything for anybody.  John even gave others the gift of life by being a bone/tissue donor at the end.  Above all, John loved his family dearly.  He was a fantastic husband and father.  He will be dearly missed by his entire family, friends, and fellow firefighters.

John leaves to cherish his memory, the love of his life, Lisa Weisbrod; children, Adam Weisbrod, Alyssa Weisbrod, Jillian Braden, all of Racine; father, Dennis (Judy) Weisbrod; mother, Evangelist Kathleen Froode; siblings, Bill (Laura) Weisbrod, Brian Weisbrod, Jodi (Marty) Boganrief of Minnesota, Mike (Angie) Weisbrod, Matt (Chris Jensen) Weisbrod; mother-in-law, Carol Carlson; brothers-in-law, Tony (Jolene) Carlson, Mike (Danielle) Lehman; sisters-in-law, Bev Carlson, Sheila (Nick) Angotti; nieces and nephews, Eric Weisbrod, Evan Weisbrod, Josh Weisbrod, Joey Weisbrod, Zack Boganrief, Alan Boganrief, Leah Nelson, Eryn Weisbrod, Allyson Weisbrod, Alex Weisbrod; other relatives, fellow South Shore firefighters, friends at the Mount Pleasant Police Department, and dear friends too numerous to mention.  John is preceded in death by his grandparents, Emery and Helen Weisbrod, Geneva and Frank Bishop, step-father, Roy Froode, and good friend, Paul Kopecky.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 12:00pm, at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, 4600 County Line Road, with Rev. Mark R. Jones officiating.  Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 4pm until 8pm, and again on Wednesday from 11:00am until the time of the service.  Burial will follow services Wednesday at Holy Cross Cemetery in Caledonia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to Lisa Weisbrod to establish education trust funds for their children.

Candi McDonough
Racine, WI
So sorry to hear of John's passing
Kristen Weaver Hyatt
Racine Wi.
Jodi and Brian my love and Prayers go out to you and your whole family.Love ya JB.
B. Shane Morris
Salem, WI
Rest In Peace my friend. I will pray for your children and family.
Marty Schutte
Oak Creek
my deepest sympathy to your familiy. My prayers are with you. Marty
Jennifer Compton
Racine WI
I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with your whole family.
Robert Mayer
S.C. Johnson Fire Brigade
So sorry to hear of John’s passing, he was a wonderful person and an excellent firefighter he will be dearly missed.
Valisa Harmon
Racine, WI
John was a truly kind person - a wonderful neighbor. His presence will be greatly missed. Our hearts go out to Lisa, the children, his mother and the rest of his family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. -The Harmon Family
Jolene (Davis) Carlson

This man will be greatly missed. Wife,Children,Family & Friends. RIP John.
mark celeste
my prayers go out to the family thank you for a wonderfull person that cared for so many people may he rest in peace. just know that god will watch over him.
Lynnette Held

Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you the strength you will need to get through this. Please know you have many wonderful friends & family to help and support you. I am keeping you in my thoughts and Prayers. God bless you Lisa
Marvlynn Bouwens-Link
West allis, wi
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Huge hugs and comforting kissed. My prayers are with you all.
Lisa Weisbrod
Mount Pleasant
The 4 years we spent together where the happiest years of my life! I will love you until the day I lay beside you forever. I will never understand why you decided to leave me, but I know you are with Paul hunting in paradise! I love you JBone! Forever!
Kevin Bush, Batt. Chief (retired)
Scottsdale, AZ
Sincere condolences to the Weisbrod family as well as the South Shore Fire Department. John was of fine quality and will be missed by all. May God be with the family.
Jillian Braden
Mount Pleasant
John was the best step-dad. He did ever thing I wanted him to do. I love you Johnny boy for the rest of my life. R.I paradise.Please get so deer and turkey.We can eat so turkey on thanks giving. Jillian Braden
Beth Harris
condolences to the Weisbrod family. I worked with Dennis for many years at Modine and I know he loved his kids dearly.
Jerilyn St. Amand
Neillsville, WI
Dear Weisbrod families and the Brotherhood of Firefighters/EMT's, my deepest condolences and prayers to all of you on your loss and during this very difficult time. John was a good person and one heck of a Firefighter/EMT. Rest assured that he will be watching over you all from Heaven above forever and you will feel his presence.
Desiree Angotti

I love you Uncle John your the best and always will be. The best man on earth became the best man in heaven. Rest in paradise love you xoxo
Grant Sheldon
So very sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with your whole family.
Deanna Boganrief
I am so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express how my heart hurts for all of the family. John was a good, sweet man and will be missed so much. My prayers are with you all.
Denise herzberg
Locust Grove, Georgia
Jodi and Marty, My heart just aches for you and the boys. I have you and your entire family in my thoughts, in my heart and in my prayers. We love you so much. I hope that small declaration helps you endure through the trying days ahead. Aunt Denise and Uncle Mike
Jaime Doebereiner
United States
John and i grow up in Lake park and we all hung out together. Now His son Adam and my daughter Ashley are friends at Case High School. A few years back John saved my daughter when she stop breathing.John you will be missed. I was just talking to you last week.
Rachelle zold
Racine, WI
Brian I'm so sorry about the loss of your brother. My heart is with you and your family.
racine wi
Sorry for your loss . My prayers are with u !!
Paul Jorgensen
Norfolk, VA
My deepest sympathies.
Laura (Reinhofer) Steidtman
Kenosha WI
Brian, Jodi, and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending positive thoughts your way. Bless his heart.
Lori Bishop

sorry for you loss :( Prayer for you and your family
Laura (Reinhofer) Steidtman
Kenosha WI
Brian, Jodi, and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray for your strength in the days to come. Bless his heart.
Karl, Jackie and Emily Nelson
Mt. Pleasajt, WI
We are so sorry for your loss of John. Our hearts go out to your family and friends.
Deb Vasy Johnson
Racine Wisconsin
Our deepest sympathy to the entire Weisbrod family during this time of great sadness. May time comfort you and bring you peace. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. The Vasy Family Judy, Deb & Stan Johnson, Carrie
Aunt Marijane and Uncle Bob Favilla
Fairfield Glade, TN
Mike, Angie, Leah, Eryn and Ally, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are here for you all.
The Belkola family
We are very sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
sally haley

So deeply sorry for your loss Lisa and family.John was the most easy going guy I knew, always making sure everyone was happy and ok, and would do anything for anybody,I wish I had the chance to get to know him better, this world needs more people like him. Now that he's up in heaven he can look after and protect all the loved ones he still has here and be their gaurdian angel and keep them safe,and guind them from harm. John touched many hearts along his journey in life,and ALL those people have nothing but wonderful memories to hold on to in their hearts FOREVER! Take care Lisa, I am here for you.

Nick and Sheila Angotti
Kenosha, WI
I speak for Nick and I both when I say John was a wonderful person. We are lucky to have had him in our lives. He is and will always be missed. R.I. Paridise John. Have the beers ready when we get there.
Renee Kulafjian
I'm sorry to hear about your loss. My deepest sympathy goes out to the entire family.
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