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Dorothy Ruth Yager Brannam
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1925
Cadillac
Wexford County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2005
Cadillac
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; 3 daughters, Marjorie Ann & Glen Schleede, Kay Jean & Tex Eugene Stanfill, and Marsha Lynn & Rick Soulliere; 1 daughter-in-law, Nancy Ann (Mrs James) Brannam; 1 brother, Herbert Arthur & Evelyn May (Schwieman) Yager; 3 sisters, Adeline & Wayne Ware, Shirley Joan Sharp, and Patricia Ann Barber; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Mary Wood. She was preceded in death by her parents, parents George 17 Dec 1984 & Violet 12 Jan 1949; 2 sons, Elmer George Brannam 26 Apr 1992, and James Eugene Brannam 22 Jan 2003; 1 infant granddaughter, Tina Marie Brannam 05 Jul 1966; 3 brothers, twin infant brothers 11 Dec 1931, and Robert Eugene Yager 01 Jan 2004; 1 sister, Ellen Louise Emery 12 Sep 1983; 2 sister-in-laws, Joyce E (Anway) Yager 03 Sep 1990, Grace Imogene (Hill) Yager; 3 brother-in-laws, Leo Emil Emery 07 Apr 1980, James Thomas Sharp 04 Aug 1994, and Henry Charles 'Speedy' Barber 15 Feb 2002.

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.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George W Yager (1898 - 1984)
  Violet Rose Henry Yager (1907 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmer James Brannam (1927 - 2008)
 
 Children:
  Elmer George Brannam (1945 - 1992)*
  James Eugene Brannam (1950 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  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
 
Burial:
Mount View Cemetery
McBain
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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