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 Verna Mae <I>Brakhage</I> Hamilton

Verna Mae Brakhage Hamilton

Birth
Boise City, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 87)
Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, USA
Burial Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100047615 · View Source
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Verna Mae Hamilton, 87, died November 2, 2012 at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains, Dodge City.

She was born on April 13, 1925 at Boise City, Oklahoma the daughter of William F. and Mary (Hamilton) Brakhage.

Verna graduated from Boise City High School in 1943 and from St. Anthony's Nursing School in 1946. She played basketball for the Oklahoma State Champion Boise City Wildcats women's team in 1943. Verna remained and avid Red Demon and KU basketball fan throughout her life.

On June 15, 1946 she married Leroy Hamilton at Dodge City. She was the administrator of the Fort Dodge Hospital and also worked at St. Anthony's Hospital. Verna retired from the Dodge City Medical Center.

She was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe both of Dodge City.

Verna is survived by her children, Mary Jo Gabel and husband Dennis of Wichita, Sheldon Hamilton and wife Sandy of Russell, Stan Hamilton and wife Mary Juaniece of Queen Creek, Arizona, Dennis Hamilton and wife Tawnya of Dodge City, and Gerry Hamilton and wife Joyce of Garden City; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Hamilton; and sister, Florence Jones.

Swaim Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Forever Searching †
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100047615
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Verna Mae Brakhage Hamilton (13 Apr 1925–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100047615, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Forever Searching † (contributor 47578585) .