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Kimberly K. Braith

STAPLES — Kimberly Kay Braith, age 53, of Staples, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor Steve Sveom officiating. The visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 5-7 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples, Minn.

Kim was born on Feb. 14, 1958, to Deanna Peterson in Wadena, Minn. In 1978, she married Roger Braith. Kim worked at Lakewood Health Systems for four years as a clerk in the Medical Marketplace. Kim was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and she loved flowers, sewing, music, (especially playing the drums in band) and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Roger; mother, Deanna Peterson-Reistino; stepmother, Lorraine Proctor; two children, Peter (Erikkah Skog), of Onamia, Minn., and Missy (Nick) Vogt, of Staples; brothers, Jerry Cleveland, of Bemidji, Keith Card, of St. Cloud, Butch (Brenda) Cleveland, of Staples; stepbrother, Jeff Sklenicka, of St. Cloud; three sisters, Rita (Jon) Folson, of San Diego, Tammy Lewis, of Staples, Kathi Newman, of Staples; and stepsister, Jackie Brusacoram, of Chisholm, Minn.; three grandchildren, Hunter Vogt, Amanda Eagle and Cayden Eagle; along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.

Kim was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Cleveland; stepfathers, Phil Reistino and Les Proctor; and her niece, Venessa Cleveland.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to The American Cancer Society.

Brenny Funeral Home

(218) 894-1910