Braae, Steve (1877 - June 21, 1965)


Steve Braae

Unknown - June 24, 1965

Graveside services for Steve Braae will be held at Douglas Park Cemetery Friday, June 25, at 2 p.m.

Mr. Braae died at Huntington Beach, California, June 21, 1965 at the age of 87. He was born in 1877 near Omaha, Nebr., and moved to Cheyenne before the turn of the century, and was employed as a welder in the Union Pacific shops.

Later he moved to the Cottonwood country near Wheatland, and in 1908 was married to Louise Schmelling. They had one daughter, Hattie.

The family moved to the Esterbrook area where they ranched for many years. Mrs. Braae died later in Douglas.

His daughter, Hattie Eddy, one grandson, and two great-granchildren live in California. Mr. Braae's only relative near here is his niece, Mrs. John Dunn.


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