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May Belle Ogden Brain
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1916
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 2010
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

May Belle Grain age 93, of Moravia, Iowa died Thursday March 25, 2010 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born the daughter of Cliff and Clemie(Carr)Ogden on October 26, 1916 near Unionville, Iowa. May Belle graduated from Unionville High School in Unionville, Iowa.

On September 18, 1935 in Lancaster, Missouri she was united in marriage to Willard Brain. They went to the horse races in Bloomfield, Iowa for their honeymoon. They were lifelong Democrats. The first job she could remember was helping Berniece Carr(who had typhoid fever) where she cleaned, cooked and waited on her for $1.00 per week. Her advice was ENJOY EACH DAY. There is one HAPPINESS in life, "to love and be loved." GOD IS LOVE - John 4:08. she was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Moravia, Iowa.

May Belle is preceded in death by; parents; husband, Willard Brain on January 3, 1990; son, George James Brain in infancy; daughters, Margaret Ann and Carol Lee Brain in infancy; brothers, Richard, Glenn and Kenneth Ogden.

She is survived by: daughters, Jane and her husband, Dean Kaster of Moravia, Iowa, and Joyce and her husband, Charles Taylor of West Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren and great grandchildren; Kandi, Mike, Ashley and Trevor Baxter of Mondamin, Iowa, Sheri and J.D. McDanel of Moraavia, Iowa, Matt and Matthew Mikel Kaster of Moravia, Iowa, John and Jan Santa Fede and Alex Leifheit of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Todd, Christi, Zachary and Jordon Taylor of Polk City, Iowa, Tim, Tami, and Sydney Franklin, Taso Papadopoules of Waukee, Iowa; extended family, Paulettae, Danielle and Cohen Taylor of Des Moines, Iowa; sister Kay Anderson.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 29, 2010 at 10:30 am at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Martin officiating. Burial will fololow in the Eaton Cemetery west of Unionville, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 28, 2010 from 1:00 pm till 8:00 pm with the family present from 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm at the Schmidt Family Puneral Home in Centerville, Iowa.

Memorials have been established to Grace United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 407 or Taylor Hospice House and can be mailed to the funeral home. 
Family links: 
  Cliff A. Ogden (1889 - 1974)
  Clemmie I. Ogden (1892 - 1938)
  Willard Brain (1911 - 1990)*
  William H. Ogden (1912 - 1913)*
  Russel O. Ogden (1914 - 1914)*
  Meda Ogden (1915 - 1915)*
  May Belle Ogden Brain (1916 - 2010)
  Glenn Alvin Ogden (1919 - 1997)*
  Betty Kathleen Ogden Anderson (1921 - 2012)*
  Richard Douglas Ogden (1923 - 1993)*
  Kenneth Wayne Ogden (1926 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Eaton Cemetery
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50284714
May Belle <i>Ogden</i> Brain
Added by: Donald Bitner
May Belle <i>Ogden</i> Brain
Added by: Judy K. Roberts
May Belle <i>Ogden</i> Brain
Added by: Judy K. Roberts
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- Judy K. Roberts
 Added: May. 5, 2012

- Tombstone Trekker
 Added: Sep. 1, 2010

- Donald Bitner
 Added: Mar. 27, 2010

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