Marion Bernadine "Knocker" Braden, 79, of Louisville, formerly of New Haven, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Norton Health Care in Louisville.
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He was born Sept. 8, 1935, in New Haven, the son of the late Albert Hugh and Mary Pearl Taylor Braden. He was a member of Saint Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and self-employed after working for many years as salesman for Coca Cola and The Tavern.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Albert Hugh Braden Jr.; and two sisters, Myrtle Braden and Shirley Brian.
He is survived by two sons, Marion Andrew "Andy" Braden of Jasper, Alabama, and Michael Edward "Mike" Braden of Louisville; two sisters, Patricia "Pat" Maupin, and Wilma (Leo) Wimsett, both of New Haven; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial for Marion Bernadine "Knocker" Braden is 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Saint Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven with the Rev. Troy Overton, pastor of Saint Catherine, officiating. Prayer services will be 6 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of William R. Rust Funeral Home. Burial will be in Saint Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church Cemetery in New Haven.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, and 8:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
William R. Rust Funeral Home, 167 N. Main St., New Haven, is in charge of arrangements.
William R. Rust Funeral Home
167 North Main Street
New Haven, KY 40051
Published in The Larue County Herald News on Aug. 15, 2014