Ruby Brafford Obituary

Ruby  Brafford
Ruby Brafford

January 8, 2004
Born in Tennant, IA
Resided in Polk City, IA


Ruby Brafford, 84, a long time resident of Des Moines, passed away Thursday, January 8, 2004 at the Polk City Care Facility. Ruby was born near Tennant, Iowa. She enjoyed working in her garden, caring for her cat, playing cards, collecting pretty glass ware and visiting with her family and friends.

She is survived by her sons, Alvin (Melba) Noehren of Garner and Wayne (Bev) Noehren of Olathe, KS; three grandchildren, Jill M. Noehren of Eden Prairie, MN, Chad W. (Aimee) Noehren of Cedar Rapids and Christine A. (Joel) Sandersfeld of Olathe, KS; three stepgrandchildren, Bradley A. (Lori) Tilden of Cedar Rapids, Darcy J. Tilden of Sac City and Kimberly S. Bogs of Cedar Rapids; three great-grandchildren, Jacob R. Sandersfeld, Noah W. Sandersfeld and Laura K. Noehren; and a special cousin, Leona Knorr of West Des Moines. Ruby was preceded in death by her husbands, Carl W. Noehren and Everett J. Brafford and three brothers, Homer, Howard and Ivan Carlsen.

The family will be receiving relatives and friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, January 11 at the Westover Funeral Home, 6337 Hickman Road in Des Moines, with funeral services to be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at Westover. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Shelby Cemetery in Shelby, Iowa.



Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, January 11, 2004
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westover Funeral Home
Sunday, January 11, 2004
5:00 PM
Shelby Cemetery
Shelby, IA US
Monday, January 12, 2004
11:00 AM