Braae, Arnold Lester (March 21, 1906 - January 11, 1956)

Services Held for Arnold Braae


Unknown - January 19, 1956

Funeral services were held at Stark's chapel Tuesday afternoon for Arnold L. Braae, who died January 11 at Prescott, Ariz., from a heart attack. Rev. Clyde Thompson of the First Baptist church officiated and burial was in Douglas Park cemetery.

Mr. Braae had been suffering from a heart condition for several years and had spent the past three winters in Arizona for his health.

Arnold Lester Braae was born March 21, 1906, at Cumberland, Wis., the son of Anton and Minnie Olive Braae. He received his early education in schools in South Dakota and Nebraska. In 1916, the family moved to this community, which had been his home since except for short periods. He was a graduate of Converse County High School.

In November, 1928, he was united in marriage with Floy Moore of Oklahoma.

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Mr. Braae enlisted in the army where he served overseas for about four years in the North Africa and Italian campaigns.

Following his discharge from the army he returned to Douglas where he enrolled in and completed G.I. Farm Training course while working on various ranches in this area.

He was a member of the Church of Christ and Loyal Order of Moose lodge.

Surviving are one son, Harold M. Braae of Medford, Ore.; a brother, Lyle of Ukiah, Cal.; a sister, Mrs. Pansy Dunn, and an uncle, Steve Braae, both of this community.

His son, Harold and family, were here to attend the funeral.


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