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Ruth Clara Hackbarth Braatz
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Birth: May 5, 1902
Lincoln County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 28, 1988
Klamath Falls
Klamath County
Oregon, USA

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church for Ruth C. Braatz, 86, who died May 28 at the Klamath County Convalescent Center where she had been a patient for 10 months. Interment followed at Klamath Memorial Park with Pastor Frank Burget officiating.

Mrs. Braatz was born May 5, 1902, in Merrill, Wis., to Herman and Martha Schulz Hackbarth. On June 2, 1922, she married Herman A. Braatz who died on May 30, 1961. He was a sawmill worker most of his life and moved to Klamath Falls in 1937. His family followed him in 1939.

Mrs. Braatz is survived by her sisters, Mrs. Ed (Esther) Gehrke, New Hope, Pa; Mrs. Martin (Loretta) Schieb and Mrs. Al (Eleanore) Wendt Jr., and a brother, Harold W. Hackbarth, all of Merrill, Wis.; three daughters, Mrs. Elayne M. Whitehall and Mrs. Calvin E. (Audrey) Homer, Klamath Falls, and Mrs. Larry (Lois) Brown, Ruth, Calif., five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Lloyd Hackbarth and Marvin C. Hackbarth, and a sister, Mrs. William (Adella) Gehrke.

Herald and News
June 5, 1988
Note: ss Herman August
Klamath Memorial Park
Klamath Falls
Klamath County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Aspen C-43-4
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Record added: Oct 16, 2008
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