C. Duane Braasch


Age 85, a 39-year resident of West Hills, died at his home April 27th.

Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, he met his wife Renee in 1949. They raised four children. He was a devoted husband, father, brother, and friend and took special pleasure sharing his humor with family and friends. Duane retired from Lockheed in 1993 as a Senior Staff Accountant after 30 years of service.

Duane was preceded in death by his loving wife Renee, of 52 years in 2004. He is survived by his son, Robert Braasch of Berkeley; three daughters, Denise Pracht of Canoga Park, Barbara Braasch of San Diego, and Michele Grindstaff of Camarillo; sister, Susie Constable of Sun City West, Arizona; brother-in-law, Ronald Goodman of Fremont; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Burial took place at Eden Memorial Park in Mission Hills. In lieu of flowers, the family invites contributions in his memory to the , March of Dimes, or .

Arrangements are under the direction of
Mission Hills (818) 365-7151

Published in Los Angeles Daily News on May 5, 2013