Nancy L. Braam

Born: Fri., Jan. 17, 1941
Died: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018


Visitation

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Location: Woodland Hills Funeral Home


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Location: Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel


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    Nancy L. Braam, age 77 of Mankato, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Mankato, after a four year battle with cancer.
    Funeral services will be Friday, August 10, 2018 at 2 P.M. at Woodland Hills Chapel in Mankato with Rev. John Michel, officiating. Interment will be in Woodland Hills Memorial Park in Mankato.
    Visitation will be Friday afternoon from 12:00 noon until the hour of services at Woodland Hills Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred.
    Nancy LaVonne was born on January 17, 1941 to Louis and Nellie (Irwin) Peters in Walnut Grove, Minnesota. She attended Mankato Area Schools. On October 21, 1969 she was united in marriage to Gerald F. Braam in Mankato. For 31 years Nancy and Gerald owned and operated Riverbend Sod Co. in Mankato. Nancy also managed and volunteered at Echo Food Shelf in Mankato, and served on the Board of Directors for many years. She was also employed as a service cook at Jackpot Junction Casino for 14 years. Nancy’s faith was very important to her. She was a longtime member of Grace Baptist Church in Mankato, and was proud to be baptized by Rev. John Michel. Nancy was also a lifetime member of the Morson-Ario VFW Post #9713 Ladies Auxilliary. She was a spectacular mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
    She is survived by her sons, Todd (Amy) Braam of Mankato, Jerry (Anna) Braam of Elysian, Gregory Braam  of Jordan; daughter, Karen Goins of Mankato; 13 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Dorothy) Peters of White Bear Lake; sister, Marcella (James) Timmerman of Mankato; by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gerald on March 1, 2006; brother, Melvin Peters; sister, Beverly Guentzel.

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Terry Braam Nowacki
   Posted Tue August 07, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are to you and your family during this difficult time. We will not be able to attend the funeral because Ken has a doctor appointment on Friday. Nancy was such a kind person with always a smile on her face. Will be thinking of you on Friday.

Love,

Terry


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