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Lillian (Dangler) Bratton

November 13, 1929 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 92)


Danville - Lillian Bratton, passed away at her daughter Lorraine’s home on May 20, 2022, surrounded by loving family members.

Lillian was born November 13, 1929 to Lenard and Leona (Milliron) Dangler. She married Charles J Bratton on November 11, 1950. He preceded her in death on December 8, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents, brothers Wendell and Garold Dangler, sister Wilicene Dangler, and 2 granddaughters: Megan Bratton, and Larisa Renemans.

She is survived by her children; Laura (Ed) Renemans of Casper, Wy, Charles R. (Linda) Bratton of Danville, Kyle Bratton of Gahanna, Tom (Ellen) Bratton of Zeeland, Mi, Lorraine Bratton (John Henwood) of Danville, John (Jean) Bratton of Wellington, Ted (Lori) Bratton of Danville, Michael Bratton of Bowling Green, and Amy (Mohsen) Faghihi of Lewis Center, 23 grandchildren, 2 Step grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 6 step great grandchildren, Brother in Laws; Richard and William (Gloria) Bratton, Sister in Laws; Mary Erford, Betty Bratton and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was a member of the St Luke’s Catholic Church.  She attended Evanston College (Northwestern University) and Defiance College, was a past member of the Danville Card and Garden Clubs.

As an adventurous and spirited woman, Lillian moved to Chicago after high school to work with her friend Margie. Lillian loved to laugh, and her giggling made you want to laugh too. Her warm and loving smile will be sorely missed. Lillian dedicated her life to raising her children. Lillian enjoyed her visits with grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.  She would talk for days after a visit about how great it was to see her family or friends.

The family will receive friends at St. Luke from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday May 26, and an hour prior to the funeral Mass which will take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 27 with Father Daniel Olvera officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. 

Lillian and family request that those who wish to express sympathy consider donating to St Luke’s Catholic Church, PO Drawer P Danville, OH  43014, or Danville Athletic Boosters, in care of Lanna Staats, 28388 Jelloway Rd. Danville, 43014. The Fischer Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Online messages and condolences maybe shared with family at

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24 Hour Viewing
May 26, 2022

5:00 PM
St. Luke Catholic Church (Danville)

Funeral Mass
May 27, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Luke Catholic Church (Danville)

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