Amelia Braby obit
' is 1, of S. T. B. Thorson ait Thor. MRS, AMELIA BRABY PASSED AWAYSUND'Y EVENING AT RUTLAND B; J. Mrs. Amelia Frances Braby, seventy-one years ot age, of Rutland, passed away Sunday evening after an illness ot three months duration, at the home of her daughter Mrs. Maude McDonald. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the McDonald residence, with the Rev. L. G. Focht, Methodist pastor at Rutland, preaching the. services. W. F. Hopley was in charge. • '••,• •,..,' Mrs. Braby'was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Job Bartley, and 'w"as 'born! In Beech"vlHe,"'TJn™ tarlo, Canada, November 13, 1860. jln the year of 1879 .she was married to Edmund Braby, who died January-. 25, 1929. In 1891 they came to the United States to live, locating in Rutland township where they, spent the , rest of their, lives. Eight children-were born to this union, all of whom are still living. They are: Mrs. Maude McDonald, Mrs. Eliza DeGroote, and Will Braby, all of Rutland; George Braby, Dakota City; ... Lloyd Braby, Fairnlont, Minn.; Lawrence Braby, Mason City; Mrs. Ada ' Nielson Humboldt; Mrs. Eva Hawk, Des Moines. One sister Mrs. George DeGroote of .Rutland, 'and .fourteen grandchildren. She loved Joy and Vera.Vestervy^, her, owni-grand- clrildretrnap-theyf «r»'«il<l«d*t»H th» list. '"There" are 'eight greatgrand- children, other relatives and many friends. Mrs. Braby was not much concerned with public life, but was greatly interested in her family and her neighbors. She was friendly to [the church .although not a member of it.