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Elma A. "Sis" Braden

December 16, 1935 — December 24, 2021

Oregon

Elma A. “Sis” Braden, 86, lifelong Oregon resident, died Friday, December 24, 2021 in her home. Born December 16, 1935 in Mt. Morris, the daughter of Glen D. and Bessie (Paul) Smice. She was a 1953 graduate of Oregon High School. Married to Stanley Braden September 19, 1953 in Oregon; he died April 26, 2003. Sis was a 21 year “military wife” and with Stan belonged to the Oregon VFW. She owned and operated “Sis’s Place” in Oregon for many years and coached girls softball for the Oregon Park District. Sis was also a past member of the Oregon City Council and enjoyed playing hand-held games. Survived by her sons, Raymond (Sue) Braden of Oregon and Ryan (Jayne) Braden of Kirkland; daughter, Dina Blades of Oregon; grandchildren: Paige (Nathan) Hanley, Stephen Braden, Garrett Braden, Brooke Braden and Heather Braden; and great grandchildren: Damian Blades, LaNiya Blades, Brayden Hanley, Charlotte Hanley and Catherine Hanley. Also predeceased her parents; grandchildren, Justin Blades and Jessica Blades; and brothers, Glen Smice and Robert Smice. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Friday, December 31 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon preceded by a visitation beginning at 10:00am. Rev. Joseph Naill of St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon will officiate. Burial in Daysville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Sis’s name may be made to Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon.

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Friday, December 31, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Friday, December 31, 2021

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Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home

110 S 7th St, Oregon, IL 61061

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