Eva May Bratsch died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Community.
Eva was born on June 6, 1921 in Lake Crystal, Minnesota to Henry and Ina (Bowen) Ott. She grew up and attended school in Wells, MN. On June 4, 1938, Eva was united in marriage to Denver Bratsch in Northwood, IA and together they had six children. She was a member at Assembly of God, the Woman’s Missionary Council, Morning Coffee Club, and Senior Saints. Some of Eva’s hobbies included crocheting, cooking, and reading the Bible. She enjoyed family lunches, watching Christian TV, and sharing a conversation with anyone.
Eva is survived by her children, Gloria (Neil) Thompson, Joyce (Dale) Willner, Ronald Bratsch, Dianna O’Rourke, Wayne (Sharon) Bratsch, and Jean Miller; fifteen grandchildren; twenty- three great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; and a brother, Hank Ott.
Eva was preceded in death by her husband, Denver Bratsch; parents, Henry and Ina Ott; brothers, Elmer Ott, Gordon Ott, Glen Ott, and two sisters in infancy.
There will be a private family service held at a later date. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.
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