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Lorene Lueann Branstetter

Visitation:
Thursday, April 28, 2011 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns.
Interment of her cremains will be in the Vandalia Cemetery at a later date.
Pallbearers:

Lorene Lueann (Bowles) Branstetter passed away at 2:10 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. Lorene lived her entire life in the Curryville, Farber and Vandalia area. She attended and graduated from the Curryville schools. Lorene was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Vandalia and enjoyed as her hobbies dancing and playing cards. After graduating from school, she worked as a seamstress for the Ely Walker and Bobby Brooks garment factories. In 1985, Lorene retired from the Cal-Jac garment factory in Vandalia, where she also had worked as a seamstress.

Born: December 15, 1919 in Curryville, Missouri the daughter of George Wesley and Nona Mae (Sidwell) Bowles.

Married: Roger Merle Branstetter on July 23, 1938 in Vandalia; he preceded her in death on June 15, 1994.

Survivors include: five sons: Bob and wife, Bonnie Branstetter of Farber, Missouri; Gary and wife, Jackie Branstetter; Danny and wife, Joy Branstetter; Mike Branstetter and Steve Branstetter all of Vandalia, Missouri; two sisters: Velma Nation of Vandalia; twin sister, Irene Branstetter both of Vandalia; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: husband, Roger; one brother, J. D. Bowles; one sister, Kathern Toon.

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