Natalie Mae Bratcher, 35, of Fort Branch, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015, surrounded by her family.

She was born November 25, 1979 in Vincennes, Indiana.

She had resided in Fort Branch since 2006, coming there from Evansville and formerly of Vincennes. She was a member of the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt. She had worked for the Gibson County EMS for the past 14 years, and was a member of the National Registry of EMTís. 

Natalie, a loving spouse and mother, is survived by her husband, Nick Bratcher of Fort Branch; 3 children, Evan, Camilla and Ava Bratcher all at home; parents, Gary and Susan Fortner of Vincennes; a sister, Nicole Fortner of Vincennes; a brother, Mike Fortner of Bruceville; grandparents, Dortha Mae Fortner of Princeton and Jerry and Judy Marx of Princeton; mothers-in-law and fathers-in-law, Gary and Jane Bratcher of Owensboro, Kentucky and Patti and Brad Barton of Evansville; 2 sisters-in-law, Amanda Bratcher and Kaitlyn Barton both of Evansville. 

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Kenneth Fortner. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon, Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 211 North Vine Street, Haubstadt, Indiana, with Father Tony Ernst celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the service hour on Thursday at the church. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton has been entrusted with the services.