Grace Emily Bramlet
SPRINGFIELD – Grace Emily Bramlet, 21, of Springfield died at 1:19 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at St. John’s Hospital.
She was born June 3, 1987, in Springfield. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Edward Bramlet Sr.; and an uncle, Ray Bramlet.
Miss Bramlet, a lifelong resident of Springfield, was a customer service specialist at ShopKo on Wabash Avenue.
She was a member of Christ The King Church, where she volunteered in the Arts and Crafts Club. She attended Lincoln Land Community College part-time. She was an avid puzzle put-togetherer, loved books, movies and snuggling with her cat.
Surviving are her parents, Edward P. Bramlet Jr. and Kim Lyoch Bramlet, both of Springfield; a brother, Ross Bramlet of Chicago; boyfriend, Richie Edwards of Springfield; grandparents, Clem and Marilyn Lyoch and Gwen Bramlet, all of Springfield; aunts, Paula Root, Dr. Claire Bramlet, Susan D. Bramlet-Lavin, Gwen Bramlet-Hecker, Elizabeth Bramlet, Anne Bramlet, Janine Bramlet Sr. and Christine Bramlet; three uncles, Rick Lavin, John Senden and Mark Hecker; four cousins, Emma, Ricky, Claire and Susan; and lifelong buddy, Alex.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Christ the King Church with Monsignor David Lantz officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Cradle, 2049 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201.