Glenn Werner “Pete” Draehn, 75, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 in Austin. He had a strong will and was a fighter yet passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side.
Glenn “Pete” was born on Oct. 28, 1936 to Selma and Willie Draehn and was the fourth of 12 children. He worked on the farm, attended Pleasant Hill School and graduated from Brenham High School. He was baptized and confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in Brenham and later changed his faith to Catholic. He worked for the Texas highway department in Brenham for many years and for Stewart Title in Austin as a drafter for over 20 years. After he retired he worked security at a number of places in Austin. He married Margaret Seger on Dec. 8, 1969 she preceded him in death on Aug. 21, 1996.