Cora Braasch Dies Sunday
Walnut: - Mrs. John (Cora) Braasch of Walnut died Sunday at Perry Memorial
Hospital after being admitted Saturday afternoon. Funeral services will be
held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Ross Funeral Home, Walnut. Interment will be
in the Walnut Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9
Mrs. Braasch was born near Walnut on Sept. 9, 1895. She married John Braasch
on April 22, 1915.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. V. Francis (Gertrude) Johnson of
Tampico, Mrs. Arthur (Carol) French of Kirkland, Mrs. Sherman (Shirley) Pebe
of Arizona and Lois at home; one brother, Arthur Holz of Syracuse, NY; 17
grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren.
She was preceded by her parents; her husband John; one son Herbert; one
grandchild; four great grandchildren; two sisters and one brother. Mrs.
Braasch made her home with her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Herbert Braasch for the
last seven years.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, December 8, 1975 - Monday, pg 6, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)