Louis “Carl” Braden

Louis “Carl” Braden, 67 of Carbondale, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019.

He was born May 13, 1951, in Topeka Kansas, the son of Bert Eldon and Pauline Florence (Wendland) Braden. He was a 1970 graduate of Highland Park High School.

Carl was employed by American Linen and then retired from BRB Contractors.

He was a member of the Carbondale Lions Club and Carbondale Volunteer Fire Department.

Carl married Yuvon Annette Baatrup on January 16, 1971 in Topeka. She preceded him in death on January 1, 2013.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Darren) Michaud of Topeka and Amy (Patrick) Powers of Rogersville, MO; four grandchildren, Amber Michaud, Grant Michaud, Hailey Powers and Devin Powers; and two sisters, Christine (Ralph) Smith of Wichita and Cindy (Steve) Peters of Paxico.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Gary Braden.

Carl enjoyed camping, fishing, having breakfast with his friends, metal detecting, and traveling all 50 states and Europe.

Cremation is planned. A celebration of Carl’s life will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Shawnee Lake Event Center, 3025 SE Croco, Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carbondale Fire Department, 132 Main Street, Carbondale, KS 66414.

Dove Cremations & Funerals, Southeast Chapel is assisting the family.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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