Lawrence L. “Jake” Branom…June 4, 1932 – May 28, 2017



A celebration of life memorial service for lifetime McClave resident, Lawrence L. “Jake” Branom will be held at 2:00 PM Friday June 2, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. In-Urnment will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery with military honors by the local VFW.

Per Jake’s request, cremation will take place and there will be no public visitation.

Jake was born on June 4, 1932 in McClave, CO to Leonidas Branom and Zelda Ailetha Longacre-Branom and departed this life on May 28, 2017 at the Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, CO at the age of 84.

Jake was preceded in death by his parents; wife – Donna J. Sniff-Branom; son – Joe Cardinelli; daughter-in-law, Sue Cardinelli and siblings – Bill Branom and Don Branom.

Jake is survived by five children – Angelo (Cindy) Cardinelli, Jr. of Hasty; Don (Kathy) Cardinelli of McClave; Jim (Shawn) Cardinelli of Hasty; Terri (Shaun) Beckett of McClave; and Kevin Branom also of McClave; by sixteen grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren; two siblings – Samuel (Susan) Branom of Ft. Morgan, CO; and Arleta Allen of McClave, daughter-in-law, Debbie Cardinelli, sister-in-law, Peg Branom both of McClave as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a host of friends.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to their local VFW either directly or through the funeral home office.

Services for Lawrence L. “Jake” Branom are under the direction of the Peacock Funeral Home. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at


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