Branch, 82, of Valparaiso passed away November 23, 2016.
He was born on
March 3, 1934 to DeWitt and Mamie (Lawson) Branch in Durham, North Carolina.
from Nyack College and finished his career working as an estate planner for
the Moody Bible Institute, covering a territory of 11 states. He was a
member of the Liberty Bible Church in Chesterton and enjoyed spending time
On June 29, 1956,
in Erie, Pennsylvania, he married Naomi Paulsen, who survives, along with
their daughter Nadine (David) Stewart of Westville; granddaughter Jessica
Stewart of Westville; sister Erma Stevens of Minnesota; cousins Baron Adams
and Barbara Council, both of Durham, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will
be held on Sunday, November 27, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at the Moeller Funeral
Home, 104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso.
A funeral service
will be held on Monday, November 28, at 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home,
Pastor Mike Akert officiating.
may be made to Moody Bible Institute, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL,
60610, or Liberty Bible Church, 824 N. Calumet Ave., Chesterton, IN, 46304.