Obit: Braatz, Ilma L. (1909 - 2009) 

Contact: Stan


Surnames: Braatz, Hoehne, Runkel, Enockson, Gustafson, Jacobson 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 28 Oct. 2009 

Braatz, Ilma L. (5 Mar. 1909 - 22 Oct. 2009) 

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. -- Ilma L. (Hoehne) Braatz, 100, of Crystal Lake, Ill., died Oct. 22, 2009, at her home in Crystal Lake. 

She was born March 5, 1909, in Greenwood, to Carl and Emma (Runkel) Hoehne. Mrs. Braatz enjoyed a lifelong career as a registered nurse. During her career, she established and ran a maternity home for expectant mothers and also established and ran a 1940s-style assisted living facility, both in Greenwood. In the 1950s, she worked at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. After moving to Milwaukee in 1959, she worked at Milwaukee County Hospital. She completed her nursing career as a public health nurse, working for the city of Milwaukee until her retirement in 1972. 

Her survivors include her children, Bill (Karen) Enockson of Barrington, Ill., Joe (Beverly) Enockson of Palatine, Ill., and Alice Braatz (the late Floyd) Gustafson of Crystal Lake, Ill.; stepdaughter, Virginia Braatz (Ronald) Jacobson of Crystal Lake, Ill.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Linn S. Enockson; and her second husband, Leonard R. Braatz, in 1983. 

Burial will be at a later date in Lyons Cemetery in Burlington. 

Arrangements were made by Davenport Family Funeral Home. 




© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel