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Duke Branstetter
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1862
Pike County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1950
Shiloh Township
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA

Rites for Duke Branstetter to Be Held Sunday

Died March 17, 1950

Funeral services for Duke Branstetter, who died at 7:10 p.m. Friday at his home, 422 Bell Street, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Myers Chapel. (March 20, 1950). The Rev. Owen Post will conduct the service and burial will be in West Salem cemetery.

Mr. Branstetter came to a farm near West Salem in April 1912 and lived in that vicinity until two and a half years ago. He was born April 4, 1862 in Pike County, MO., the son of Peter and Ellen (Glenn) Branstetter. In 1896 he was married to Rhoda Bridges in Brandsville, Mo., who proceded him in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Cordelia Sullivan and Pansy Johnson of Mt Vernon, a son, Simon Branstetter of Effingham, two sisters, Lucretia Pickens of Camden, Mo., and Martha Bickford of Cushing, Okla. Eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive.

The body will remain at Myers chapel where friends may call after 4pm today.

(Source Not Given)

Duke's first wife was Mahala B. Baty. They were married Dec 26, 1885 in Phelps County, Missouri. Mahala was the daughter of George & Paulina Judd Baty. Duke and Mahala were the parents of Cordelia, Christina and Simon Branstetter.
Family links: 
  Peter Branstetter (1827 - 1896)
  Ellen Elizabeth Glenn Branstetter (1835 - 1897)
  Rhoda Jane Bridges Branstetter (1875 - 1942)
  Cordelia E Branstetter Sullivan (1887 - 1956)*
  Simon P Branstetter (1891 - 1959)*
  Pansy Isibell Branstetter Johnson (1897 - 1967)*
  Joseph M Branstetter (1853 - 1939)*
  Isabella Branstetter Dexter (1856 - 1878)*
  Eliza P Branstetter (1859 - 1861)*
  Mark Branstetter (1862 - 1932)*
  Duke Branstetter (1862 - 1950)
  Lucretia Branstetter Pickens (1867 - 1954)*
  Chancy Branstetter (1870 - 1893)*
  Ida Branstetter Rinehart (1872 - 1898)*
  Rachel J Branstetter (1875 - 1875)*
*Calculated relationship
West Salem Cemetery
Shiloh Township
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Pamela
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
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Duke Branstetter
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 Added: Apr. 16, 2012

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