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Wendell I. Brattain

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Wendell I. Brattain, 80, Greencastle, passed away Saturday morning at Danville Regional Health.

Born April 7, 1927, in Parke County, he was the son of James Eldon and Hila (Cornwell) Brattain.

He was a graduate of Greencastle High School in 1944.

On May 4, 1951, he married Shirley (Herbert) Brattain. She survives.

He was a retired mail carrier and a lifelong farmer in Putnam County. He was a member of the Beech Grove United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodges of Bainbridge and Greencastle, Scottish Rite of Indianapolis, several Swine Associations and an active supporter of the Putnam County 4-H.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Brattain; daughter Marsha Brattain; two sons, W. Kent Brattain and wife Kim and Marshall Brattain, all of Greencastle; one sister Kathryn Singleton, Davis, Calif.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and daughter Pamela Brattain.

Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor J. Daeshner officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday (today) at the funeral home, with a Masonic service scheduled for 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tamworth Swine Youth Scholarship, 621 N. CR 850 W., Greencastle, 46135.

Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to inbth@keystone-group.com.