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Doris M. (Ellerbrock) Bratton

January 11, 1941 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 81)


Doris M. Bratton

  LEIPSIC – Doris M. Bratton, 81, of Leipsic, passed away at 2:50 p.m., Monday, May 16, 2022, at The Meadows of Leipsic surrounded by her family.  She was born January 11, 1941, in Leipsic to the late Edwin and Emma (Barlage) Ellerbrock. 

  Survivors include a son, Tony Bratton of Ottawa; a daughter-in-law, Mary Bratton of Owenboro, KY; two grandchildren: Samantha Bratton of Rockford and Cassandra Bratton of Ada; two step-grandchildren: Krista Egler of Bryan and Amanda Coble of Defiance; a great-granddaughter, Gemma Widmark; a sister, Mary Jane Brubaker of Holgate; and her very special friends: Ted (Donna) Schnipke, Matt Schnipke, Deanna Brinkman and Adam Schnipke, all of Cloverdale.

  She was also preceded in death by a son, David Bratton; a special friend, Alfred “Fritz’ Schnipke; and three brothers: Leonard, Norman and James Ellerbrock.

  Doris retired from Philips, Ottawa after 34 years.  She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, New Cleveland.  She loved her pet, Amos.

  Funeral Mass will begin 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Holy Family Catholic Church, New Cleveland with Fr. Scott Perry officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday at the church.

  Arrangements are under the direction of LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa.

  Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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May 19, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
St. Rt. 109
New Cleveland, Ohio 45875

Funeral Mass
May 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
St. Rt. 109
New Cleveland, Ohio 45875


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