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GESSNER, Nora E. [Brautigam] age 54 of Washington Township died Friday, May 2, 2014. Nora was a wonderful artist, who worked in sculpture and painting and was an award winning photographer. She also worked as an Insurance Agent at the company that she owned with her husband, Ken. She is survived by her mother, Virginia A. O'Toole; husband, Ken; daughter, Chloe; brother, Philip Brautigam; sister, Christine Braugtigam. She was preceded in death by her father, Dale P. Brautigam. Nora was a graduate of Western Michigan University and graduated later in life with an Art degree from Sinclair Community College. Friends may call from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME - FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45429. There will be Memorial service at 6:30 p.m. for those who wish to stay. In lieu of flowers, please send your love to the K12 Gallery for Young People, 341 S. Jefferson St., Dayton, Ohio 45402. Your thoughts may be sent to

Published in Dayton Daily News on May 4, 2014
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