Lyle C. "Bing" Braman, Jr.
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Lyle C. "Bing" Braman, Jr.

Age 83, lifelong resident of Crystal, Michigan passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 at the Laurels of Carson City. He was born on November 10, 1934 in Crystal the son of Lyle C. and Berneice (Demorest) Braman, Sr. He attended West End School and was a graduate of Crystal High School, where he excelled in baseball and basketball. Lyle married Louise M. Martin on May 12, 1956 at the Pine Grove Church. Lyle was an active and respected member of his community. He served as a past member of the Central Montcalm School Board and was currently the Evergreen Township Supervisor, a position he has held for many years.

Lyle was a lifelong farmer. He enjoyed hunting with his children and grandchildren. In 2016 he finally got his, "Big Buck." He was an avid sports fan, especially watching his grandchildren play football. Lyle is survived by his wife of 62 years, Louise Braman; four children, Nancy Braman-Hutchison of Georgia, Dana (John) Ryan of Carson City, Jenean Braman Kane of Stanton, Robert (Lori) Braman of Sheridan; grandchildren, Josiah and Elizabeth Hutchison, Garrett, Christopher, Matthew and Daniel Ryan, Andrew Braman, Melissa Braman Williams, Sarah Kane, Jacob, Trenton and Madeline Braman; 15 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Charles (Karen) Braman of Crystal. He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, Jeremy Braman and two sisters, Nila Fitzpatrick and Carol Giles. A memorial celebration for Lyle will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11 am at the Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Crystal. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 11th from 5-7 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family.To view Lyle's obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit

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