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Nellie Sheets Bravener
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1885
Boone County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1952
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

First husband-William Cosby
Second husband-Dwight Bravener

Nellie Bravener Funeral Monday
Services for Mrs. Nellie Bravener, 67, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Dahlstrom Funeral home. Burial will be at Highland Memory gardens.

Mrs. Bravener, who had lived here 17 years, died Friday of a heart ailment at her home, 1331 Des Moines St.

A native of Indiana, Mrs. Bravener formerly operated the Dinner Plate cafe at E. Fourteenth and Walker streets. She formerly lived at Fredricksburg, where she was a member of the Methodist church.

Surviving are two sons, Lawrence W. Cosby, Des Moines, and Silas O. Cosby, Pemberton, NJ; three daughters, Mrs. Mae Blaschke, Sumner, Mrs. Helen O. Roberts, New Market, Mrs. Effie C Biandaia, Hialeah, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Johnson, Alta Vista, and Mrs. Sarah L Sheets, Des Moines; four brothers, Grover H. and Cary C Sheets, Des Moines, John R Sheets, Indianola, and Clarence A. Sheets, Waxahachie, Tex; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Family links: 
  Cary Sheets (1856 - 1911)
  Addline Alice Arnold Sheets (1866 - 1950)
  William Oglesbey Cosby (1867 - 1913)
  Dwight Bravener (1865 - 1935)*
  Lawrence William Cosby (1904 - 1977)*
  Silas Oliver Cosby (1905 - 1957)*
  Mae Cosby Blaschke (1906 - 1957)*
  Helen Orphia Cosby Roberts (1909 - 2001)*
  Anne Effie Cosby Blankenship (1911 - 1992)*
  Nellie Sheets Bravener (1885 - 1952)
  Effie Belle Sheets Funte (1887 - 1925)*
  Grover Harold Sheets (1889 - 1973)*
  Jennie Merriette Sheets Johnson (1890 - 1977)*
  James Alfred Sheets (1892 - 1906)*
  John Russel Sheets (1893 - 1974)*
  Sarah Lydia Sheets Heater (1895 - 1990)*
  Clarence Arnold Sheets (1897 - 1981)*
  Cary Cashes Sheets (1899 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Created by: K Haymond
Record added: Sep 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76953868
Nellie <i>Sheets</i> Bravener
Added by: K Haymond
Nellie <i>Sheets</i> Bravener
Added by: K Haymond
Nellie <i>Sheets</i> Bravener
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