Ernie Lee Braden, 68, of Steele, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at his residence.
Born June 8, 1936, in Monroe Township, Ohio, son of the late Clarence and Lena Whiting Braden, he was employed at Fiberglass Parts Manufacturer.
On June 5, 1969, in Jefferson, Ohio, he married Lottie Adele Braden, who survives of the home.
Survivors also include four children, Loretta Ann Hunt and husband, Charles, of Conneaut, Ohio, Richard Keith Braden and wife, Kelley, of Chicago, Ill., Donna Marie Hancock and husband, Donald, of Decatur, Ala. and David Ross Braden and wife, Julie, of Holland, Mo.; 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Mildred and two brothers who died at birth.
Private services were held today, Wednesday, Oct. 6.