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Elizabeth Ellen  "Betsy" Brake
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Obituary for Elizabeth Ellen "Betsy" Brake

Elizabeth Ellen “Betsy” Brake, 58, of Mount St. Joseph Lake Zurich, IL formerly of Indianapolis, passed away April 9, 2018 at Journey Care Hospice, surrounded by her family. Betsy was born on December 1, 1959 in Indianapolis, IN to the late William Brake and Ellen Agnes (Barton) Brake, who survives.

Betsy was an active member of St Joan of Arc, while she lived in Indianapolis. She lived life to the fullest, and will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by a nephew; Brendan Brake.

Left to cherish her memory is her mother; Ellen Agnes (Barton) Brake; siblings, Mary Ann (Bob) Plagge, Meg (Pete) Kerber, Dennis (Kathy) Brake, Eileen Brake, Patrick (Pam) Brake, Cathy (Joe) Trotta; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 15th from 2-4pm at Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel, 740 E. 86th Street. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday April 16th at 10am at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 4217 Central Ave. Entombment will follow the Mass in Calvary Cemetery, Indianapolis.

In lieu of flowers please make consideration to making a donation to one of the following: St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 4217 Central Ave. Indianapolis, Indiana; Lambs Farm, 14245 W. Rockland Road Libertyville, IL 60048; Mount St. Joseph in Lake Zurich, 24955 North US HWY 12Lake Zurich, IL 60047; Adult Down Syndrome Center, 1610 Luther Ln Parkridge, IL 60068.

Final Arrangements are entrusted to Carlisle- Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Leppert Mortuary

740 E. 86th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240





10:00 AM
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church

4217 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Cemetery Details


Calvary Cemetery

435 West Troy Avenue Indianapolis, IN, 46225


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