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Geneva Gatchel Brane
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1916
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1986
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

Geneva was first married to John Gerald 'Dick' Harrell. They had three daughter's: Barbara Jean, Janet Marlene, and Florence Lorene.

Geneva next married Russell D. Brane. They had three children: Grace, David L. and John A.

Russell Brane was previously married and they had three children: Paul H., Claude and John R.

(Note from Josey (Brane) Slight )

John A. Brane is my father. Dick Harrell is his biological father; Russell Brane adopted him (not sure of the year). Just a correction for your records!


From the Wabash Plain Dealer in Wabash, Indiana ... Monday, April 28, 1986

Ill six months, Geneva Brane, 69, 605 State Street, died at Miller's Merry Manor East at 1:40 p.m. Saturday.
She was born August 11, 1916, in Wabash to Foster and Florence (Hart) Gatchel, Sr. The father is deceased. The mother survives at 791 Congress Street.
She was a lifelong Wabash resident and a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church.
She was married May 12, 1956, in Yuma, Arizona, to Russell Brane, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, John A. Brane, R. R. 3; and David L. Brane, 1175 Hawthorne Drive; four daughters, Mrs. Barbara Saltmarsh, 1308 Creekside Drive; Mrs. Grace Hubbard, 605 State Street; Mrs. Bernie (Janet) Howe, Yuma, Arizona, and Mrs. James (Florence) Castator, Kouts.
Also surviving are four brothers, Robert Gatchel, 1576 Grand Street; James Gatchel, R. R. 3; Jack Gatchel, 256 E. Main Street; and Foster Gatchel Jr., 350 Wilson Street; four sisters, Mrs. Betty Cofer, Detroit, Michigan; Mrs. Loyd (Margaret) Meyer, 720 Manchester Avenue; Mrs. Fred (Jackie) Stackhouse, 201 Manchester Avenue, and Mrs. Richard (Shirley) Hobbs, R. R. 2; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Two sisters are deceased.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Garrett and Sloane Colonial Mortuary. The Rev. Marvin Parrish will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

Date of death: April 26, 1986 ... Date of publication: April 28, 1986
Family links: 
  Foster W Gatchel (1894 - 1964)
  Florence Hart Gatchel (1897 - 1992)
  John Gerald Harrell (1913 - 1969)
  Russell D. Brane (1909 - 2005)
  David Brane (1952 - 2016)*
  Geneva Gatchel Brane (1916 - 1986)
  Wanda Gatchel Gill (1918 - 1982)*
  Robert James Gatchel (1920 - 2012)*
  Ruth Gatchel Dohse (1922 - 1975)*
  Jacqueline Gatchel Stackhouse (1926 - 2015)*
  Jack Gatchel (1931 - 1995)*
  Shirley A Gatchel Hobbs (1935 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Lawns Cemetery
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Created by: WABASH
Record added: Feb 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47622173
Geneva <i>Gatchel</i> Brane
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Geneva <i>Gatchel</i> Brane
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