|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1913|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 1989|
The Garden County News (Oshkosh, Nebraska), 26 Jan 1989, pg 5
Mary Alice Brodine was born July 17, 1913 in Angus, Nebraska the daughter of Stephen V. and Cora Anna (Van Winkle) Bray. She attended Lewellen Rural High School and worked as a cosmetologist in Lewellen before her marriage to Harold Brodine, November 5, 1936 in Ogallala.
During her working years she worked for the Union Pacific Railroad in Green River, Wyoming. She moved to Alaska in 1948 where she held a government job for several years, and returned to Lewellen to care for her ailing mother. After her mother's death, she and her husband followed the wheat harvest for six years and had a trucking operation which she helped with.
She spent her later years keeping busy with all types of craftwork. Winning awards in sewing and crocheting at the County Fair. She especially enjoyed fishing and the outdoors with her husband.
She passed away January 21, 1989 in the Garden County Hospital after a long illness at the age of 75 years, 6 months and four days.
Funeral services were be held 2: 00 p.m. Wednesday, January 25, 1989 in the Holechek
Funeral Home in Oshkosh with Rev. Jim Neill officiating.
Burial will be in the Ash Hollow Cemetery under the direction of Holechek Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Paul Temple, Eugene Santero, Ron Carlson, Johnny Podkonyak, Howard Spoeneman, and Walter Kinzler. Honorary Pallbearers will be great-grandsons.
A memorial fund has been established.
She is survived by her daughter, Genevieve Scripter, Lewellen; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 great-grandchildren, and 6 brothers and sisters.
Stephen Vanculen Bray (1870 - 1955)
Cora Ann Van Winkle Bray (1874 - 1952)
Harold Robert Brodine (1911 - 1974)
Earl L Bray (1895 - 1918)*
Florence E Bray Stansbury (1897 - 1985)*
Pearl Lee Bray (1901 - 1963)*
Harold LeRoy Bray (1903 - 1966)*
Raymond Edward Bray (1906 - 1945)*
Mary Alice Bray Brodine (1913 - 1989)
Wife of Harold Robert Brodine
Ash Hollow Cemetery
Plot: Block 12, Lot 23
Created by: Brian Tingley
Record added: Nov 11, 2008
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