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Naoma Lou Brecht Obituary
April 17, 1930-Feb. 5, 2013

Naoma Lou Brecht, age 82,
of Shepherd, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at her daughter Marcille's home. Naoma was born April 17, 1930 in Clare to Louis and Marion (Northon) Becker. She graduated from Clare High School in 1948 and attended nursing school at Saginaw General.
Naoma married Bernard Brecht on March 21, 1950 at the Clare United Methodist Church and celebrated 62 years of marriage. She dedicated her life to raising six children and helping to care for her grandchildren. She and Bernard worked long hours establishing their dairy farm. Naoma enjoyed gardening as well as canning and freezing the fruits and vegetables. She also enjoyed sewing, including making daughter Connie's wedding gown. Her homemade bread and desserts will long be remembered by many as she generously encouraged all of the farm help and visitors to join the family for meals. Naoma attended Coe Church of Christ for many years.
Services will be held on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Berry Funeral Home in Shepherd with grandson Mike Skeith officiating. Burial will be in the Lincoln Township Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the Berry Funeral Home on Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 1 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given in Naoma's memory to the or in honor of her love for children to the Make a Wish Foundation or to Easter Seals.
Naoma is survived by her 6 children, Leland (Nancy) Brecht of Resebush, Dennis (Cathy) Brecht of Alma, Louis Brecht of Shepherd,Ronald (Tammy) Brecht of Shepherd, Marcille (Ralph) Prewett of Shepherd and Connie (Philip) Weaver of Hemlock; 13 grandchildren, Michelle Brecht (Randy Smith), Leigh (Paul) Miller, Jennifer (Troy) Maillette, Kristin (Mike) Skeith, Felicia Brecht, Andrew Brecht, Timothy Brecht, Ralph Matthew (Nicole) Prewett, Dan Prewett Jonathon Prewett, Pam Prewett, Martin Weaver, and Natalie Weaver; 7 great grandchildren; sister, Lucy (Roy) Monzo of Clare; brothers-in-law, Ted (June) Brecht of Elwell, Loyd (Phylis) Brecht of Reese, jack (Judy) Brecht of New Haven; sister-in-law, Betty Wonsey of Blanchard; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Naoma was predeceased by her husband, Bernard in 2012; and her sister, Marilyn Janette (Mike) Salchert.
Published in The Morning Sun on Feb. 7, 2013
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