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Sally R. Braton

November 13, 1936 — April 16, 2019

Sally Braton, died surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at her home in Barnesville.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. James United Church of Christ in Barnesville, MN with Pastor Frank Picard officiating. Burial will follow in Prairie View Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 PM, Friday April 19, 2019 at Dobmeier Funeral Home in Barnesville. Visitation will also be held for one hour prior to the funeral service.

Sarah “Sally” Rogenia Wibe was born on November 13, 1936, to Alf and Ella (Peake) Wibe in Rollag, MN. She began her life on a farm near Rollag, and then as a young girl her family moved to Barnesville.& She attended school in Barnesville and graduated in 1954. After high school, Sally worked as a nurse’s aide at St. John’s Hospital in Fargo.

Sally was united in marriage to Donald Braton on October 12, 1955 at Our Saviors Church in Barnesville. They made their home a mile from where Donald grew up and returned to the original family farm in 1958. Through the years, Sally worked on the farm with her husband and family.

She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her hobbies included bowling, sewing, and reading. For over 40 years, she met up with her morning coffee friends.

Sally is survived by six children: Janet (Jim) Clifford, Minot, ND, Jerry (Mary) Braton, Aitkin, MN, Mark (Hollie) Braton, Pelican Rapids, Susie (Bruce) Bowen, Barnesville, Jo (Kelly) Boyd, West Fargo, ND, and Bill (Kathy) Braton, Barnesville, MN; 18 grandchildren: Jed and Joel Clifford, Paul (Cori) Braton, Anne (John) Farley and Jack Braton, Brian (Shannon) Braton, Josh (Shanna) Braton, Hope Braton, Heather (Ryan) Hough, Katie (James) Stock, Callie (Shehan) Navarathne, Charlie, Jon, Angie, and Laura Bowen, Shelby (Matt) Basner, Justin Braton, and Matthew Ouellette; and 8 great grandchildren: Zoie and Coye Braton, Logan and Lainey Stock, Emery and Claire Hough, Ada Braton and Jade Keola. She is also survived by her sister, Eunice Hubrig, Minot, ND and sisters-in-law, LouAnn Wibe, Wentzville, MO, Darlene (DuWayne) Hines of Barnesville and LaVonne Wibe, San Diego, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

Sally was preceded in death by her husband Donald in 2014, her parents, siblings: Mary Ellen Wibe, Russell Wibe, Victor Wibe, Myron Wibe, Walter Wibe, and Terry Wibe.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, April 19, 2019

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. James United Church of Christ

201 3rd St SE, Barnesville, MN 56514

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