Maxine F. Brannan


Maybell resident Maxine F. Brannan, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at the Walbridge Memorial Wing in Meeker. She was 77.

Brannan was born Maxine Fay Gerber May 7, 1925, on her family's ranch near Craig. She was raised and attended schools in Moffat County and was married to Alvin Brannan north of Craig.

He preceded her in death in August of 1985.

Brannan was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a devoted rancher's wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved spending time with her family.

Brannan is survived by her children, Pamela Buffham (Jum), of Meeker, Larry Brannan (Devana), of Gillette, Wyo., John Brannan (Liz) and Edward Brannan (Kris), both of Maybell; grandchildren, Ramsey Buffham, of Smithfield, Utah, Connie Bailey, of Eureka, Nev., Travis Brannan, of Maybell, Allan Steele, of Maybell, Bruce Steele, of Gillette, Wyo., Selina Cammer, of Steamboat Springs, Silas Crammer, of Steamboat Springs, Michael and Nicholas Crammer, both of Maybell; great-grandchildren, Brannan and Katelyn Buffham, Celina, Morgan and Witz Bailey, Christopher and Kaley Brannan, Jack, Jory, Dillon and Emily Steele; brothers, Steve, Ervin, Eldon and Jim Gerber, all of Craig; sisters, Mary Black, of Montrose, Colo., Norma Herman, of Grand Junction, Edna Brannan, of Craig, Judy Ruth of Riverton, Wyo., and Goldie Arroyo, of Craig.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; son, Quay; daughter, Goldie Alice; brothers, John, Leonard and Bill Gerber; and sister, Ruby Richardson.

Services were held Sept. 28, 2002, in the Meeker Ward Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment was at the Craig Cemetery.

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