Milo C. Bragg

Milo C. Bragg, 64, of SR 590, Bettsville, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Memorial Hospital, Fremont.

He was born Oct. 12, 1948, in Fremont, to Elmer C. and Mary Ruth (Maurer) Bragg. Milo served in the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and Combat Action Ribbon. Milo married Mary Jane Breitenbach Oct. 30, 1971, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, and she survives. He worked as a union laborer in L.U. 480, Sandusky, for 33 years and retired in 2008.

Milo was a member of the American Legion, Bettsville, and the VFW, Fremont. He also was a member of the Izaac Walton League, Fremont, Hawkeye’s Muzzle Loading Rifle Club, Sandusky County Sportsman Club, NRA and National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association. He was a lifelong competitive shooter and muzzle loading rifle gun smith, collector of traps and antique tools. He enjoyed woodworking and was a “jack of all trades”.

Milo is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mary Jane Bragg of Bettsville; son Jesse (Kym) Bragg of Fremont; granddaughter, Elle Bragg of Fremont; and eight siblings, Helen Uline of North Olmstead, Kathryn Heinrich of Florida, James, Joseph and Brent Bragg, all of Fremont, David Bragg of Gibsonburg, Shirley Robarge of Clyde and Cheryl Williams of Risingsun.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Paul and Mark Bragg.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont.

His funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow at Four Mile House Cemetery, Fremont.

Memorials may be made to National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030.

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