Carl Severin Braa

Dates

December 14, 1913 - September 11, 2012

Obituary

 

 

Carl Severin Braa was born December 14, 1913 at Artesian to Lars and Anne (Vorseth) Braa. He grew up at Artesian, graduating from high school in 1932.On December 25, 1936 he married Evelyn Kelsey. They moved to Rockford, IL in 1941 where he worked at the Woodward Governer Company.  In the fall of 1945 they returned and purchased a farm south of Fedora, where they lived for 26 years and also operated a launderette in Artesian. In 1970 a fire destroyed the launderette, they then moved to Artesian where they built a new home and Carl assisted his wife in her café.  They wintered in Harlingen, TX for 22 years. In recent years they resided at Wesley Acres in Mitchell.

He is survived by his three sons: Dennis Braa, Sioux Falls; Curtis Braa, Waukegan, IL; and Doug (Becky) Braa, Mokena, IL; five grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and sister-in-law, Delores Kelsey, Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn, his parents, brothers, Joseph and Alfred and sisters, Alma Floholm and Alpha Cundy.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time
11:00 AM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Artesian, South Dakota


entry posted by Wayne & Angie Gault on 09-16-2012
Sending our prayers to the family.
entry posted by Sandra O'Brien on 09-15-2012
My thoughts are prayers are with you all today. Carl and Evelyn will always be remembered by those who loved them.
entry posted by Jean & Dwain Blackwell on 09-14-2012
May God's Peace & Love be with your family during this sad time. Brings back memories as my parents died within days of each other-but we can rejoice that they are together under Gods care .
entry posted by Shelly murry on 09-14-2012
Carl was the strong silent type. A great man !
entry posted by Sherri Kelsey Dahl on 09-14-2012
What a fantastic life Carl and Evelyn had! Very sad to have them both gone now. He was a great person.
entry posted by Gary & Cheryl DeWall on 09-13-2012
Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Carl will be missed he was quite a guy.
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