Barbara Bratsch, age 89, of Gaylord passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Funeral Service will be Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at American Lutheran Church in Gaylord with interment in the Gaylord City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 15, 2017, one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials preferred to American Lutheran Church in Gaylord.
Barbara Jean Bratsch was born October 19, 1928, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter Cecelia Nibbe. She grew up in the loving home of her parents, George and Callie Muller. Barbara was baptized on April 20, 1944 at the Methodist Church in Lafayette. She received her education through the 8th grade at the country school near Gaylord.
On September 25, 1948, Barbara was united in marriage to Raymond Bratsch at the Methodist Church in Winthrop.
During their marriage, Barbara worked with her husband on the farm, and was also the bookkeeper for Raymond’s business.
She enjoyed reading and quilting. They enjoyed the “Cabin” and all the time spent with family.
On Saturday morning, November 11, 2017, Barbara passed away surrounded by family at the Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord, having reached the age of 89 years. Blessed be her memory.
Barbara is survived by her:
Husband, Raymond Bratsch of Gaylord, Minnesota;
Children, Marsha LeSuer and her husband Hal of New Prague, MN,
Steven Bratsch and his wife Marilyn of Gaylord, MN,
Mary Wanberg and her husband James of Owatonna, MN,
Jon Bratsch and his wife Kris of Gaylord, MN;
Grandchildren: Chad (Tina) LeSuer, Barbara (Kris) Nyreen, Ryan (Sara) Bratsch, Angela Wanberg, Jessica (Tom) Flint, Haily Bratsch and her fiancé, Derek Larsen, Courtney Bratsch and her special friend, Tyler Bates;
Brother, Harley Muller;
Sisters-In-Law, Doris Bratsch, Mavis Holtz, and Rose Muller;
nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Barbara was preceded in death by her Parents, George and Callie Muller and Cecelia Larson, Brothers, Elwyn Muller, Clayton Muller, Donald Holtz and Virgil Holtz; Sisters, Audrey Hall and Darlene Roggow; Brother-In-Law, Manley Bratsch.