|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1907|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 1992|
The Hastings Reminder, Tuesday, July 21, 1992
Dorothy M. Brake, 84 of Bell Road, Lake Odessa, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 1992 at Thornapple Manor, Hastings. She was born on July 16, 1907 in Boston Township, the daughter of Royal and Carrie (Freeman) Kyser. She graduated from Lowell High School, attended County Normal and received her teaching degree from Western Michigan University. She was married to John E. Brake on October 19, 1930 in Lowell. He preceded her in death on September 30, 1986. She and her husband lived and farmed in the Lake Odessa area most of their lives. She also taught several years in the Ionia County Rural Schools. She was a member of the Pleasant Valley United Brethren Church, W.M.S., W. C.T.U. and Retired Teachers Association.
Mrs. Brake is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dean(Ruth) Stadel of Freeport, Mrs. Dewey (Verna) Farris of Plainwell; one son, John Brake of Charlotte; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Leo Kyser of Hastings, Gerald Kyser of Lowell; six sisters, Lilah Wylie of Escanaba, Floy Coombe of Lowell, Helen Alderink of Lowell, Kay Podd of Sedona, Arizona, Margaret Rose of Saranac, Marie O'Connor Portland. She was preceded in death by one son, Robert and one brother, Donald; one granddaughter, Stephanie.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 10, at the Clarksville Bible Church, with Reverend Lee Palmer and Reverend Phil Whipple officiating. Burial was at Clarksville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Valley Church Building Fund. Arrangements were made by the Koops Funeral Chapel, Clarksville.
Royal Alanson Kyser (1882 - 1965)
Carrie E Freeman Kyser (1885 - 1972)
John Edison Brake (1905 - 1986)*
Robert L Brake (1943 - 1962)*
Lilah M. Kyser Wylie (1906 - 1992)*
Dorothy Mabel Kyser Brake (1907 - 1992)
Floy Kyser Coombe (1908 - 1997)*
Gerald V Kyser (1910 - 2001)*
Helen Ruth Kyser Alderink (1911 - 2013)*
Leo R Kyser (1913 - 2001)*
Donald F Kyser (1915 - 1988)*
Margaret Juanita Kyser Rose (1923 - 2009)*
Created by: Laura Plummer Ranville
Record added: Sep 07, 2009
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