Emogene C. Brames, 76, St. Henry

Emogene BramesEmogene C. Brames, 76, of St. Henry died Wednesday (August 24) at her home. She was born in Mariah Hill August 9, 1940, to Hubert and Philomena (Daunhauer) Dilger. She married Harold A. Brames July 7, 1962, in Mary Help of Christians Church in Mariah Hill. He died October 24, 2015.

Emogene was a member of St. Henry Parish and its Christian Mothers. She was a lifetime member of the St. Henry Community Club. She retired from Holiday Foods in Huntingburg and she enjoyed being with family and friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Rita Brames, McCordsville, and Jennifer Edwards and husband Thomas, Mt. Joliet, Tennessee; three sons, Steve Brames, St. Henry, Dave Brames, Bretzville, and Pat Brames and wife Nanette, Verona, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Madison and Paige Brames and Zachary and Nathan Edwards; six brothers, Bill Dilger, Huntingburg, Dennis Dilger and wife Jane, Leon Dilger and wife Doris, and Larry Dilger and wife Janet, all of Mariah Hill, Jim Dilger and wife Darlene, Ferdinand, and E.J. Dilger and wife Shirley, Lake City, Florida; and two sisters, Marie and Sandy Dilger, both of Mariah Hill.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two brothers, Alvin and Herbert Dilger.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and 7-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Henry Church Cemetery Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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