Arthur L. Braid

Arthur L. Braid

Arthur L. “Art” Braid, 61, of Fort Branch, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at home.

Arthur was born on Nov. 28, 1957 in Chicago to David Braid Sr. and Kathleen (Morrison) Kros. Arthur served in the U.S. Army. He loved spending time with his family. He had a special place in his heart for his animals, two dogs Lolli and Isabella and a cat named Sebastian. Arthur loved to spend time on the beach.

He is survived by his wife, Natalie (Storey) Braid, who he married on July 17, 1993; two sons, Bruce Gusler and his wife, Meg, of Sellersburg, and Joshua Kros of Richmond; a daughter, April Braid of Charleston, Illinois; three grandchildren Zelda Gusler, Summer Rowiniski and Michael Rowiniski; nieces and nephews Brandon Waller, Alyxx Flusche, Ty Herring, Mackenzie Cassada, Jack Wolf and Charli Hardig; sisters-in-law Michelle Herring and her husband, Rob, and Nicole Wolf; and all of his beloved extended family of aunts and uncles and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at noon on Monday at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel in Washington with Yvonne Evans officiating. Visitation will be10 a,.m. Until the hour of services on Monday at the funeral home. on Monday. Burial will follow at St John Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Ed Lee Mortuary.

FUNERALS

Davis, Burnell R., died Nov. 20. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Memorials: YMCA of Vincennes or Vincennes Masonic Lodge No.

Holscher, Rita Marie, died Nov. 17. Services: 10 a.m. today at St. John’s Catholic Church, 803 Main St. Burial: St. Vincent Cemetery. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice.

Klueh, Wilma M., died Nov. 20. Services: 10 a.m. on Monday at St. John Catholic Church, 803 Main St. Burial: Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation: 3-5 p.m. on Sunday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Rowe, Rheta Sue, died Nov. 20. Services: 10 a.m. on Monday at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church in Monroe City. Visitation: 3-7 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Memorials: South Knox Future Farmers of America or the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Steckler, Leonard F., died Nov. 15. Services: 10:30 a.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Memorials: National Parkinson’s Foundation, the Knox County Relay For Life, and the Salvation Army of Vincennes.

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