Goshen News, Goshen, IN

October 5, 2013

Caralee Joan Branson

June 6, 1931-Oct. 4, 2013


— GOSHEN — Caralee Joan Branson, 82, died at her home Friday afternoon after an extended illness.

She was born June 6, 1931 in Goshen, to Henry and Mary (Fechner) Baumgarten.

She married Dale Branson Feb. 10, 1951 in Goshen.

He survives along with two sons, Michael John (Susi) Branson, Leesburg, and Thomas Alan (Jamie) Branson, Goshen; a granddaughter, Tiffani Branson; a great-granddaughter, Camryn Branson; and a sister, Blanche (David) Amsler, Brooksville, Fla.

A 1949 graduate of Goshen High School, Mrs. Branson worked for the City of Goshen in the clerk treasurer’s office for 14 years.

A devoted mother and grandmother, she enjoyed sewing and playing Bunco.

Friends may call an hour prior to the 1 p.m. funeral service Monday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. The Rev. John Hickey, Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in West Goshen Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Riley Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.