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Paul S. Braden
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1916
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1999
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Paul S. Braden, 83, of Maroa died 10:49 p.m. Monday (June 28, 1999) in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday in Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, with Rev. Margaret McCullum officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday with 8 p.m. Masonic services. Burial will be in Maroa Cemetery.

Mr. Braden was born in Macon County on January 29, 1916, the son of Derrick and Bertha (Ferree) Braden. He was a 1934 graduate of Maroa-Forsyth High School. He was a self-employed truck driver, farmer and owner of Braden & Son Trucking in Maroa. He was a school bus driver and a seed salesman. He was a member of ASCS Board for over 20 years, a 4-H leader, a Maroa volunteer fireman and a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of Maroa-Forsyth Scool Board, National Association of Small Trucking Co., Maroa American Legion, a 50-year member of Maroa Lodge 454 AF & AM, Midwest Truckers Association and Maroa Christian Church. He married Dorothy L. McGuire on June 26, 1937 in Maroa, IL.

Surviving are his wife; sons and wives, Steve (Maria) Braden of Maroa; Ron (Terri) Braden of Maroa; and David (Rita) Warner of Germantown, TN.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Lyle (Dorothy) Cisco of Maroa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Obit: Herald & Review (7-1-1999), Decatur, IL. 
Family links: 
  Derrick R. Braden (1870 - 1957)
  Bertha L. Ferree Braden (1879 - 1952)
  Dorothy L. McGuire Braden (1918 - 2010)*
  Ernest Franklin Braden (1898 - 1981)**
  Edwin R. Braden (1908 - 1994)*
  Russel Glass Braden (1910 - 1968)*
  Paul S. Braden (1916 - 1999)
*Calculated relationship
Maroa Township Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: SBird
Record added: Jan 02, 2009
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Paul S. Braden
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Paul S. Braden
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- SBird
 Added: Jun. 29, 2010
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- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: May. 20, 2009

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