Ruth Evelyn Bragenzer / Sept. 29, 1919-Dec.12, 2009Published 9:50am Wednesday, December 16, 2009
BUCHANAN – Ruth Evelyn Bragenzer, 90, of 1211 Stateline Road, Niles, died of natural causes at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at West Woods of Niles.
A lifetime Dowagiac resident, she had been a housekeeper for a nursing care facility.
Ruth was born Sept. 29, 1919, in Nappanee, Ind., to Henry and Mary Anna Williams. Her parents preceded her in death.
Her husband, Charles Bragenzer, preceded her in death, as did her daughter, Patricia Essex.
Surviving are: four grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services will take place at a later date, with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Buchanan.
Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, is in charge of arrangements.