Atkinson — Mabel Elma Braun, 100, of Atkinson died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at West Holt Memorial Hospital in Atkinson.

Visitation was held Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 at at the funeral home. Brad Stuefen and Marge Major officiated. Music was provided by organist Laurel Appleman and singers Alton and Dean Lerwick.

Pallbearers were Veldon, Kevin and Troy Judge, Verlan Jesse and Casey and Rock Holmes.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Atkinson.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Mabel was born on March 23, 1919 to Harry Parker and Ida Mabel (Shelbourn) Polen in Sparks.

She married Jake Walter Braun of Atkinson on March 14, 1938 in Valentine. They lived 3 1/2 miles northeast of Atkinson until moving to town in 1962. He passed away April 15, 2003. 

Mabel worked at the West Holt Memorial Hospital in Atkinson for 22 years, devoting her loving care to many people during that time.  

She enjoyed reading the Bible, crocheting, playing Scrabble, putting puzzles together and of late, many, many word search puzzles.

Mabel is survived by five daughters Kathleen (Ed) Jesse of Antioch, Marilyn (Dan) Judge and Rita Tienken, all of Atkinson, Evelyn (Bruce) TeSelle of Houston, Texas and Elinor (Alton) Lerwick of Lyman; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one infant daughter, three brothers, two sisters and one son-in-law.          


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