Evelyn M. Braet, 88, of Durant, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000, at Genesis Medical Center West in Davenport.
Services will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wilton. The Rev. James Conroy will officiate. Organist will be Kathy Luethye and vocalist will be Henry Bentley. Pallbearers will be Doug Cook, Ron Hansen, Dick Bullard, Ivan Moore, Jim Braet, and Mike Donahoe.
Burial will be at the Durant Cemetery in Durant. Visitation will be at Bentley Funeral Homes in Durant with a Christian Wake service at the church.
Mrs. Braet was born on Feb. 11, 1911, the daughter of Ernest and Victoria Six in Moline, Ill. She married Richard T. Braet on Feb. 20, 1935, in Moline, Ill. He preceded her in death in 1996. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wilton and various card clubs. She loved to play cards, bowl and go to the riverboats.
Survivors include a son, Edward Braet and his wife, Jacklin, of Durant; a sister, Margaret Oliver and her husband, Cliff, of Moline, Ill; a granddaughter, Sara Schiller; two grandsons, Kevin and Wayne Braet; two great-granddaughters, Amy Braet and Payton Schiller; two great-grandsons, Trever and Marshall Braet. She was preceded in death by her husband; her mother, Victoria; her father, Ernest Six; a brother and two sisters.
EAST MOLINE, Ill.
Veronica O. Braet, 86, East Moline, died Monday, May 17, 2004, at Illini Restorative Care Center, Silvis, Ill.
Services are at St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline.
Visitation is at the Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church.
Mrs. Braet was born June 26, 1917, in Muscatine, the daughter of Perry and Clara Sharrar Huff. She married August Braet Feb. 18, 1939, in Muscatine. He preceded her in death April 7, 1977.
She was a member of the Ladies Catholic Order of Foresters and St. Anne Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing cards and in her earlier years belonged to many card clubs.
She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include a daughter, Dolores Shoecraft of Arizona; three sons, Jerry Braet and wife Joan and Phil Braet and wife Donna, all of East Moline, and Paul Braet and fiancee Tanya Holder of Colona, Ill.; a son-in-law, John Conway of Hammond, Ind.; 23 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Virginia Woodworth of Davenport, Irene Murphy of Iowa City and Mary Ann Hines and husband Carl of Muscatine.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two daughters, JoAnn Conway and Diana; two sons, Michael Joseph and Ronald; four sisters, Florence, Adeline, Antoinette and Theresa; and a brother, James.