Brian Painter D.D.S.
Dr. Brian C. Painter, D.D.S. 75 passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on January 5, 2017. He was born the first son to Dorothy and Fred Painter in Urbana, Illinois on June 21, 1941. Brian was a 1959 graduate of Ottawa High School, Ottawa Illinois, and Brian then attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne where he was a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1965. Upon receiving his D.D.S. degree Brian enlisted in the United States Air Force and served as a Captain and a dentist at Castle Air Force Base in Atwater, California. Upon completion of his service Brian returned to UIC to earn his specialty education in Pediatric Dentistry. He practiced in Naperville, Illinois for over 28 years, serving and healing the children of the area with strong, caring hands and genuine compassion. He and Shirley relocated to Sherwood, Wisconsin in semi-retirement in 1998 and resided there for the remainder of his life. He is survived by wife of 53 years, Shirley, daughters; Carrie (Dan) McCormick, Kim (Mike) Venardi, son Mark , grandchildren; Rachel Painter, Riley McCormick, Max Painter, Mikey Venardi and Katie Venardi. Bothers; Roger Painter of Kelowna, British Columbia and Gregg (Emily) Painter of Galena, Illinois and all their children and grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents. A Witness to the Resurrection and Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 at WICHMANN TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL 1592 Oneida ST., Menasha. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to time of service at 5:00 p.m. Online condolences can be made at www.wichmannfargo.com
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