A Celebration of Life Service for Dana J. Brakhage age 53 of Lahoma will be 2:00 pm Monday at the OBA Auditorium with Rev. Jay Mendenhall officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunnyside Cemetery, Lahoma under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Sunday at the funeral home from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. OBA is following CDC guidelines and asks if social distancing is not available mask will be required.
Dana was born October 25, 1966 in Enid to Leon and Shirley Messenger Klugh and passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in Oklahoma City at the Integris Hospice House after a battle with cancer. She attended and graduated from Pond Creek/Hunter Schools in 1984. She received her Bachelor Science degree in Education from Southwestern State University in 1987. Dana married Gentry Brakhage on May 16, 1987 in Lahoma at the Zion Lutheran Church. Dana enjoyed coaching and teaching for the past 32 years at the following schools; Lahoma, Coolidge Elementary, Emmanuel Christian School, OBA, and Prairie View Elementary. She was passionate about her Savior, her Family, and her students.
She is survived by her daughters; Chesney and Kiersten of the home, her siblings, Dennis (Debbie) Klugh of Fort Cobb, OK, Patta (Robert) Grimes of Hunter, OK, Calvin (Robin) Klugh of Tulsa, OK, Jon (Onie) Klugh of Neosho, MO, her father-in-law Gerald Brakhage and a large extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gentry, brother Larry Klugh, mother-in-law Rosella, and three nephews.
Memorials may be made to Care Portal or Forgotten Ministries with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodians of the funds.
Condolences may be made online and the service may be viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com .