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Ida LaVern Norton Braden

Female 1925 - 2012  (86 years)


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  • Name Ida LaVern Norton Braden 
    Nickname LaVern 
    Born 27 Jul 1925  Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Apr 2012  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremated Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2363  Rossville
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 

    Father Ernest Vernon Norton,   b. 16 Oct 1891, Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1979, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Vera Virginia Neil-Cool Norton,   d. 1926 
    Married 1923 
    Family ID F614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Johnny Braden
     2. Linda Braden DeWeese
     3. Cheryl Braden Habig
     4. Christopher Braden
     5. Eric Braden
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 16:53:00 
    Family ID F616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Obituary- Braden, Lavern
    Obituary- Braden, Lavern
    Lavern Braden
    Lavern Braden, 86, of Topeka, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, passed away Friday, April 20, 2012. Lavern was born July 27, 1925, in Phillipsburg, Kansas, daughter of Ernest and Vera (Neil-Cool) Norton. She attended Rossville High School, and ultimately earned her GED at age 30. She began her career at Supply Depot, worked at Topeka Tent & Awning, and retired from Adams Business Forms in 1990, after 25 years of service, having been the first female press operator. Lavern is survived by her children, Johnny Braden, Arlington, VA; Linda (Harvey) DeWeese, Cheryl (Chuck) Habig, Christopher Braden, and Eric Braden, all of Topeka; 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and step-brother, Glenn Hause, Topeka. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-mother, Blanche Hause Norton, and sister, Frances Jepson. Lavern enjoyed fishing, bowling, and most of all, spending time together with her family. Lavernís wishes were to be cremated. Private family inurnment will be at a later date at Rossville Cemetery. The family will have a celebratory memorial on Monday, April 23rd, at 9:00 am, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Topeka. To leave the family a special message online, visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com

    Lavern Braden, 86, of Topeka, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, passed away April 20, 2012. Lavern was born July 27, 1925, in Phillipsburg, daughter of Ernest and Vera (Neil-Cool) Norton. She attended Rossville High School, and ultimately earned her GED at age 30. She began her career at Supply Depot, worked at Topeka Tent and Awning, and retired from Adams Business Forms in 1990, after 25 years of service, having been the first female press operator. Lavern is survived by her children and their spouses, Johnny Braden of Arlington, VA; Linda and Harvey DeWeese, Cheryl and Chuck Habig, Christopher Braden, and Eric Braden, all of Topeka; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and stepbrother, Glenn Hause of Topeka. She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, Blanche Hause Norton, and sister, Frances Jepson. Lavern enjoyed fishing, bowling, and most of all, spending time together with her family. Lavernís wishes were to be cremated. Private family inurnment will be at a later date at Rossville Cemetery. A celebratory memorial was held Monday, April 23, at 9 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Topeka