Hendley, Nebraska

Harold H. Brakhahn, age 80, of Hendley, Nebraska died Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at Good Samaritan Hospital at Kearney, Nebraska.  He was born July 7, 1927 at Holbrook, Nebraska to Christian & Frida (Mull) Brakhahn.

Harold grew up in Hendley, Nebraska.  He attended District 56 school and Hendley High School.  He served in the US Army during WWII.  He married Clarabell Steinke at Beaver City, Nebraska on June 10, 1951.  They spent 3 years farming in Iowa and returned to Hendley & Holbrook area where they farmed until retirement.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Nebraska and DAV of Holdrege. Nebraska.

Preceded in death by parents, Two Brothers:  Clarence and Lloyd, daughter-in-law, Zona and One Great Granddaughter Logan Brakhahn.

Survivors include:  Wife;  Clarabelle Brakhahn of Hendley, Nebraska

                       4 Sons:  Doug  Brakhahn & wife Sheila of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

                                    Gary Brakhahn & wife Jenny of Arapahoe, Nebraska

                                     Ken Brakhahn of Hendley, Nebraska

                                     Randy Brakhahn & wife Pam of Kearney, Nebraska

                         1 Daughter:  Patty & husband Kurt Stradley of Lincoln, Nebraska

                         Grandchildren:  6   Great-Grandchildren:  4

Viewing and visitation will be Friday, August 31, 2007 , 9 AM until 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, Nebraska and prior to services Saturday at the church.

Condolences or personal reflections can be left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com

Funeral services will be Saturday, September 1, 2007, at 10 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Nebraska with Pastor David Otten, officiating.  Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery at Beaver City, Nebraska with Military Honors by Veterans Organizations of Beaver City, Nebraska. 

Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska in charge of arrangements.