Family: Pam Brandenburg, Ken Brandenburg and James Dobbins. Wife is Alejandra. Additionally there is Jerry, a brother, and Kris, a stepsister.
Hobbies and Interests: Fishing, boxing and blues.
Occupation: Grounds superintendent at Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown.
What that means: I maintain the cemetery and equipment.
Tenure: Approximately eight months.
If I could change jobs: I would be a National Basketball Association referee.
Movies: “Cadillac Records,” directed by Darnell Martin, and “Dogma,” directed by Kevin Smith.
Sports: The Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA.
Best part of living here: Living the simple life.
Most Influential people: Tim Bell, my parents and my wife.
Advice to others: Slow down, and enjoy what and who is around you.
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