Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
James D. Braden, 19, 104 Second St., New Bremen, died at 8:10 p.m. Feb. 5, 2010, at Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus, following a sudden illness. A cause of death was not available.
He was born July 9, 1990, in St. Marys, to Jonathan and Diane Bowerman Braden. His father survives in New Bremen and his mother, Diane Bowerman Perry, survives in Celina.
Other survivors are two sisters, Nicole Braden, Celina, and Stephanie Braden, Greenville, S.C.; and grandparents, Donald and Donna Bowerman, Minster.
Deceased are grandparents, Robert and Joyce Braden.
He graduated in 2009 from Wapakoneta High School where he was an active member of the band.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Mark Weller officiating. Burial is at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville.
Calling is noon-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Wapakoneta High School Band.
Condolences can be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.