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Betty Frances Braye

January 22, 1922 January 9, 2020
Betty Frances Braye
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Betty Braye, age 97 of Nebraska City passed away on Friday, January 9, 2020 at The Ambassador Care Center. She was born January 25, 1922 to Muriel and John (Brick) Dunn in Nebraska City. Betty graduated from Nebraska City High School in 1939 and married Earl Braye, Jr. at First United Methodist Church in Nebraska City on July 17, 1945. Earl preceded Betty in death on October 6, 1987. Betty is survived by three children, Terry Braye (Carol Seibert), San Francisco, CA, Cindy (Braye) Matthews (Mark Matthews, who died in a plane crash on February 6, 2010), Englewood, CO, and Steve Braye (Lisa Eilers), Greensboro, NC, four grandchildren, Josh Matthews (Lauren Wilkins Matthews), Centennial, CO, Katie Matthews, Denver, CO, Hannah Braye, Raleigh, NC, and Madeleine Braye, Baltimore, MD, and two great-grandchildren, Lucas Mark Matthews, and Brynn Elise Matthews, both of Englewood, CO. Also surviving are nieces Donna Kaul, Mesa, AZ, Julie Emery, Port Angeles, WA, and Janet Vest, Nebraska City, nephew Jerry Vest, Nebraska City, and Joan Dickman, also of Nebraska City. Active over her entire life in Nebraska City, Betty was Past President, American Legion Auxiliary #8, and awarded the 50-year pin in 1995, Past Matron of Queen Esther #1, and received the 50-year pin in 2007, and a member of the First United Methodist Church for 80 years. Betty worked for thirty years at Besse Beauty Salon, a co-owner with Carol Gress for 12 years. When not at work, Betty could be found on the golf course or rooting on Big Red.

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Visitation

Sunday

12

Jan

1:00 PM 1/12/2020 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/12/2020 8:00:00 PM
Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City

1109 First Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410

The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

Marshall Funeral Chapel Nebraska City
1109 First Corso Nebraska City 68410 NE
United States

Graveside

Monday

13

Jan

11:00 AM 1/13/2020 11:00:00 AM
Wyuka Cemetery

710 South 19th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Wyuka Cemetery
710 South 19th Street Nebraska City 68410 NE
United States

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1st Christian Church Tuesday Night Dinner

Nebraska City Food Pantry, Seniors Helping Seniors, Handi Bus, or First Christian Church Tuesday Night Supper

Handi Bus

Nebraska City Food Pantry, Seniors Helping Seniors, Handi Bus, or First Christian Church Tuesday Night Supper

Seniors Helping Seniors

Nebraska City Food Pantry, Seniors Helping Seniors, Handi Bus, or First Christian Church Tuesday Night Supper

Nebraska City Food Pantry

Nebraska City Food Pantry, Seniors Helping Seniors, Handi Bus, or First Christian Church Tuesday Night Supper
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