Memorials Set for Brookfield Ald. James Garvens

Visitation will be Monday evening at Becker Ritter Funeral Home, with memorial services Tuesday morning at Brookfield Congregational United Church of Christ.

Memorial information has been set for James A. Garvens, 75, a longtime Brookfield alderman who died Wednesday after complications from knee surgery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at , 14075 W. North Ave. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at , 16350 Gebhardt Rd.

Garvens is survived by Lorna, his wife of 54 years; his children Jim, Jon, Jay, Grant and Sandy; his daughters-in law Angie, Marlo and Angela; and his grandchildren Ben, Jake, Logan, Alex, Ian, Asher, Ella, Nadia and Anna.

The public can add their condolences or photos of Garvens in comments here on Brookfield Patch, on this guest book or via Becker Ritter.

Memorials are suggested to Brookfield Congregational United Church U.C.C., of which Garvens was a member for 50 years, or Rotary International. Garvens was a loyal Elmbrook Rotary Club participant.


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