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Ella Bertha (Meyer) Braucher

August 20, 1927 ~ January 27, 2019 (age 91)

Ella (Meyer) Braucher was born in Manfred Township, Lac Que Parle County, MN on August 20, 1927. Ella passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019, at the St. Williams Living Center, Parkers Prairie, MN at the age of 91.

Ella graduated from Gary, SD high school in 1945.  She moved to Ortonville, MN and worked at the Sears Order Office achieving top in sales and winning an expense paid trip to the Aquatennial.  On November 20, 1948, Ella married Lloyd Braucher in Canby, MN.  They lived on a farm in Norman Township, Yellow Medicine County.  In addition to helping on the farm, Ella worked at the Marshall Egg Plant, Leibe Shoe Store, Grondahls Meat Market, Snortums Greenhouse and Midway Café.  She was also a 64 year member of Our Saviors Lutheran Ladies Aide, Sunday School teacher for 10 years, 4-H adult leader for 12 years and OSL librarian for 12 years.  She loved flower gardening, crafting, sewing and reading.

Ella is survived by her son, Robert (Audrey) Braucher of Cross Plains, WI;  daughter, Betty (Terry) Kronabetter of Parkers Prairie, MN; 5 grandchildren, Jolene (Jon) Cisler, Doug (Kendra) Braucher, Chris (Melissa Bump) Kronabetter, Jeremy (Jacqueline) Kronabetter, Jon (Bethany Spiering) Kronabetter; 8 great-grandchildren, Eli, Alex and Sophie Cisler, Sam, Lily and Ella Braucher, Hudson and Crosbi Kronabetter; 3 sisters-in-law, Vera, Carol and Dolly Meyer; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Bertha (Jessen) Meyer; husband, Lloyd, daughter, Linda Faye; 7 brothers, Freddie, Harry, Herb, Rudy, Kenny, Clarence and Bill; 2 sisters, Marie Benson and Lillie Melby.

May she rest in peace!

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Canby, MN.  A visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

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