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Dorothy Ruth Yager Brannam
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1925
Wexford County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2005
Wexford County
Michigan, USA

2005 Oct 21 - Cadillac - Dorothy Ruth Yager was born Monday 30 Mar 1925 in Cadillac to George W & Violet Rose (Henry) Yager. She married Elmer James Brannam Friday 09 Feb 1945 in Cadillac. She retired from Riverside Electric and was a member of the Rebecca Lodge n McBain. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies included fishing, playing bing, and genealogy.

Dorothy Ruth (Yager) Brannam of Cadillac died Tuesday 18 Oct 2005 at the age of 80 y 6 m 23 d at her home. Survivors included her husband, Elmer; 1 son, Jack Lee & Barbara Jean (Fisher) Brannam of Cadillac; 3 daughters, Marjorie Ann & Glen Schleede of Ypsilanti, Kay Jean & Tex Eugene Stanfill of Kalamazoo, and Marsha Lynn & Rick Soulliere of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; 1 daughter-in-law, Nancy Ann (Mrs James) Brannam of Cadillac; 1 brother, Herbert Arthur & Evelyn May (Schwieman) Yager of Cadillac; 3 sisters, Adeline & Wayne Ware of Ashton, Shirley Joan Sharp of Lawton and Patricia Ann Barber of Flint; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Mary Wood. She was preceded in death by her parents, parents George & Violet; 2 sons, Elmer George Brannam and James Eugene Brannam; 1 infant granddaughter, Tina Marie Brannam; 3 brothers, twin infant brothers and Robert Eugene Yager; 1 sister, Ellen Louise Emery; 2 sister-in-laws, Joyce E (Anway) Yager, Grace Imogene (Hill) Yager; 3 brother-in-laws, Leo Emil Emery, James Thomas Sharp, and Henry Charles 'Speedy' Barber.

No services were planned. A family gathering took place at a later date.

Memorial contributions were to be directed to Mercy Amicare Hospice of Cadillac.

Arrangements were handled by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Manistee.
Family links: 
  George W Yager (1898 - 1984)
  Violet Rose Henry Yager (1907 - 1949)
  Elmer James Brannam (1927 - 2008)
  Dorothy Ruth Yager Brannam (1925 - 2005)
  Robert Eugene Yager (1926 - 2004)*
  Herbert Arthur Yager (1928 - 2007)*
  Adeline May Yager Ware (1930 - 2011)*
  Male Twin 2 Yager (1931 - 1931)*
  Male Twin 1 Yager (1931 - 1931)*
  Ellen Louise Yager Emery (1933 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount View Cemetery
Missaukee County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Cheryl (Yager) Mapes
Record added: Apr 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36285794
Dorothy Ruth <i>Yager</i> Brannam
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