Ann Irene Bratka, 70, of West Liberty, handed away Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at Inexperienced Hills Care Middle. “Absent from the physique. Current with the Lord.”
She was born June 18, 1950 in Bellefontaine, to Elmer and Lois (Yoder) Bratka, who preceded her in loss of life.
She is survived by her sister, Donna Lou (Bratka) Erwin of West Liberty, and her brother, Dan (Sara) Bratka of Bellefontaine and three nephews; Ben (Kelly) Bratka of Greenville, Mich.; Zachary (Beth) Bratka and Nathan (Sadie) Bratka of West Liberty.
She was a graduate of West Liberty-Salem Excessive Faculty, Miami Valley Faculty of Nursing, Cedarville College (Bachelor’s Diploma) and John Carroll College (Grasp’s Diploma). She was a nurse at Mary Rutan in the beginning and finish of her nursing profession; retiring as ICO Cost Nurse. Ann additionally labored in Grand Rapids, Mich., and Cleveland, serving as a missionary for a number of years with The Cleveland Hebrew Mission. She additionally volunteered two instances on a Kibbutz in Israel.
Ann was a lifelong member of Grace Chapel Church in West Liberty the place she taught, for a few years, the Women Sunday Faculty Class and the First and Second Grade Bible Membership Class. She cherished instructing and taught lessons at JVS and seminars on “Humor and Well being.”
Ann’s hobbies included studying (mysteries), letter writing, touring, and taking footage.
Pastor Ben Bratka, her nephew, will officiate a funeral service at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in Grace Chapel, 500 Linden St., West Liberty. There might be visitation on Saturday, two hours previous to the funeral from 3 to five p.m. on the church. Burial might be in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty, at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8.
Memorial contributions could also be made to the West Liberty Historic Society – City Corridor Restoration, P.O. Field 159, West Liberty, OH 43357.
On account of present pandemic orders, please be symptom-free, follow social distancing and think about carrying a masks.
The funeral service might be dwell streamed through the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral House Fb Dwell function for these unable to attend the providers.
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral House, West Liberty, is honored to serve the Bratka household and encourages anybody to share a fond reminiscence or message of condolence at www.edsfh.com.