Lewistown - Kathryn M. Bratton, 92, formerly of Elm Drive, Lewistown, died at 5:52 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Valley View Haven in Belleville.
Born Feb. 5, 1920, in Ryde, she was a daughter of the late Hugh R. and Lorma (Miller) Stephens. Her husband, James T. Bratton, whom she married Sept. 23, 1946, preceded her in death on July 31, 1995.
Surviving are: three children, Donald E. Bratton and wife, Helen, of McVeytown, David F. Bratton, of McVeytown and Susan D. Fisher, of Lewistown; seven grandchildren, Matthew Fisher and wife, Kris, Jennifer Haas Fisher, David M. Bratton, Melissa Himes and husband, David, James Bratton and wife, Christine, Steven Bratton, and Julie Kauffman and husband, Michael; eight great-grandchildren, Michael Bratton and wife, Elizabeth, Tenesha DeArment and husband, Steven, Stephanie Byler and husband, Curt, Samantha, Stephanie and Levi Himes, Calob J. Fisher and Alaina Christenson; four great-great-grandchildren, Elijah and Relayna DeArment and Carter and Colten Bratton.
Kathryn M. Bratton
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James and William Stephens.
Primarily a homemaker, she worked at the American Viscose early in life and also raised veal calves along with her husband.
Kathryn was a member of Evangel Baptist Church, the Beran Sunday school class, and the Fort Granville Grange.
She was an avid reader and political enthusiast. She also enjoyed outings with the West Hills Senior Chicks and loved spending time with family and friends, especially her great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with Pastor David Purdy officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W Fifth St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the Mifflin County Library, 123 N Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044.