Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Eva L. Bramhall
(September 3, 1934 - June 23, 2012)

Eva Louise (Brown) Bramhall, 77, died on Saturday June 23, 2012. Eva was born on September 3, 1934 to Melford and Naomi Brown at Fairbury, Nebraska.

Eva attended schools at Fairbury and graduated from Fairbury High School in 1952. She was married at the age of 19, on April 8, 1954 to Dean Bramhall of Fairbury, Nebraska. She was employed at Lambert's (Dry Cleaning Store) in Fairbury. To this union four children were born, Terry, Debbie, Lori, and Tom.

When Eva was a young bride, she had a job taking care of the Boyden's children (a very large family.) Later on Eva worked at the Courtyard Square and the Elk's Club at Fairbury, NE. She enjoyed working in the kitchen of the Elk's, helping to get ready for Special Occasions. Eva also did bookwork for her husband's farm and Trucking Business. She was always busy cleaning her house and loved to shop! She also enjoyed watching her grandchildren. Eva enjoyed living on the farm feeding her peacocks and guineas. She also liked having cats and dogs on the farm and her favorite dog was a collie, named "Tammy."

Eva is preceded in death by her husband Dean Bramhall, her parents Melford and Naomi Brown and her sister Ruth Watts. She is survived by her sons Terry Bramhall and fiance Colleen McMaster, Tom Bramhall and wife Tina all of Fairbury. Daughters Debbie Stamey and husband Darrell from Jansen, NE and Lori McBride and husband Larry from Fairbury, NE. She is also survived by her grandchildren Stephanie Wellman and husband Travis from Waco, Ne. and Tyler Stamey, Joel & Heather Bramhall, Troy McBride and wife Rikki all from Fairbury, Jeff McBride and wife Ashleigh from Deshler, NE and Kylie Whitton and husband Ancel from Jansen, NE and eight Great Grandchildren.

The family will greet friends on Tuesday June 26 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home at Fairbury. Services will be held on Wednesday June 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Gerdes- Meyer Funeral Home at Fairbury. Memorials to Alzheimers Assoc. & Gardenside LTC.