Lulabelle J. Drath

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Lulabelle Jane (Braun) Drath, 80, of Gillett, who loved Jesus, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.

She was born in Shawano on June 29, 1938, a daughter of the late Walter and Nora (Dumke) Braun. Lulabelle attended local schools and was a graduate of Gillett High School. She married Leon James Drath on Feb. 10, 1962, and together they raised two daughters. The family made their home in Brookfield before retiring to Gillett in a home that Lulabelle herself designed.

Lulabelle had the deepest heart for God and for her children, grandchildren, family, friends and everyone she met. Her greatest mission in life was to share her love of God and that others would also follow and love Jesus. Her legacy will be treasured in every prayer she said and every wonderful sweet memory. She was creative and talented in all areas of life. Her greatest joy in life was to be home with her loved ones. She was a loyal member of Hillside Assembly of God Church in Gillett. Lulabelle was the kindest and most precious woman of faith her entire life.

Lulabelle is survived by her daughters: Karla (Terry) Price of Sussex and Judy (Chuck) Truax of Bonduel; her grandchildren: David, Kari (Paul), Daniel, Kristina (Shay), Melissa (Drew), Jessica, Nathan and CJ (Jilane); her great-grandchildren: Jaxson, Noah, Kinslee, Zeeten, Naj, Elijah and Ezra; her special niece, Jody; her sisters: Muriel (Jim) Wilke of Gillett and Charitee (Joe) McKenna of Cecil; a sister-in-law Dolores (Clay) Juno of Brookfield; and her aunt Edna Miller of Coleman. She is further survived by cousins, nieces and nephews as well as other relatives and friends.

Lulabelle was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband Leon of over 52 years, her siblings: Harold (Eleanor) Braun, Virginia (Eddie) Patzer, Llewellyn “Buddy” Braun and Charmaine Stewart as well as her infant siblings Walter, Norvellus and Arbutus. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Alex Truax.

Family and friends called on the family on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Hillside Assembly of God Church, 5890 State Highway 22 West, Gillett. A funeral service was held at 1 p.m., with interment in Wanderer’s Rest Cemetery.

The family sends special thanks to family and friends including their church family, Holly Spletzer and Dr. Richard McNutt for their love and prayers.

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