Janice Braker


Janice Mae Braker, 93, widow of Great Plains Conference pastor; born May 1, 1929, died December 31, 2022.

She was married to Rev. Willard “Bud” Braker, who served former Kansas East Conference churches in Effingham, Ottawa, Iola, Topeka, Tecumseh and Overbrook. Her husband preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Roger (Sharon) Braker, Tom (Marlene) Braker, Kerrie (Loren) Bacon, Kathy (Sasan) Baharaeen, Jennifer (Kevin) Rea and Julie (Aaron) Ross; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, January 7, at Topeka Grace United Methodist Church, followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial contributions will be designated to Heifer Project, International. Please make donations payable to Grace United Methodist Church, 2627 SW Western, Topeka, KS 66611.

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