Robert D. Bravick
Robert D. Bravick, 77, of Britt, passed away, Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City.
Robert, the son of Silas and Emily J. (Bell) Bravick was born May 8, 1927, in Thompson, Iowa. The family moved to the Britt area in 1933. Bob was educated in the Britt Community School.
Bob served his country in the United States Navy from 1945 until 1946. While in the Navy, Bob was stationed aboard the USS Nicholson Destroyer.
Following his discharge from the Navy, Bob was employed at Fairmont Foods from 1946 – 1950. Bob was united in marriage with Jeanette Johns at the Little Brown Church in Nashua on March 13, 1948. The couple made their home in Britt where they raised their family. Bob was employed at the Britt Creamery (1950 – 1964), Britt Coop Gas Company (1964 – 1966), and the United States Postal Service (1966-1990).
Bob and Jeanette enjoyed spending their winders in Weslaco, Texas. His hobbies included visiting, woodworking, fishing, and playing shuffleboard and cribbage.
Bob was a member of the Britt United Methodist Church. He was also a 40-year member of the Britt Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Britt American Legion and the Hancock County Historical Society.
Bob is survived by his wife Jeanette of Britt, one daughter Rebecca Newton and her husband, Don of Clear Lake, their family: Rachel and Corey Vespestad and Talia and Sidra of Huxley, and Andy and Jessica Newton of Ankeny and one son David Bravick and his wife, Jane of Iowa City.
He was preceded in death by his parents.