LaVern D. Bratz, 91


LaVern D. Bratz, nee Dettmann, of West Bend, died on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 91 years. She was born on March 18, 1920 in the Town of Scott in Sheboygan County to the late Henry and Laura (nee Fromm) Dettmann.

On June 27, 1953, she was united in marriage to Quincy W. Bratz in West Bend. He predeceased Dec. 28, 1997.

She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Survivors include a brother, Sylvester (Joan) Dettmann of West Bend; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Andrew Dettmann.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 9 at 2 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with Rev. Oscar Kraft officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the services.

Memorials to Our Savior's Lutheran Church or the charity of the donor's choice are appreciated.

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www.schmidtfuneralhome.com