Donald L. Brannaman
Donald L. Brannaman, 89, of Solon, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery with military rites provided by the Solon American Legion. Visitation was Wednesday at the church where a vigil service was held at 4 p.m. Brosh Chapel Solon is assisting the family.
Don was born on Oct. 31, 1924, in Cedar County to Bert and Lizzie (Kadera) Brannaman. He married Rita Randall on May 11, 1948, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Solon.
Don is survived by his wife Rita; children Sue (Ed) Dvorak, Randy, John (Nancy), and Jan (Tom) Krall; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, a brother Louis, and a sister-in-law, Mary Brannaman.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son; two brothers, Raymond and Archie; two sisters, Marcella Clark and Eva Swenson; and an infant brother, John.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.