Monday, December 8th, 2008
Romilda S. Braun, 88, Celina, died at 6:20 a.m. Dec. 6, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Feb. 18, 1920 in Yorkshire to Henry and Clara Bruening Schroeder. On June 15, 1940, she married Fred H. Braun, who died May 3, 1991.
Surviving are two sons, David "Butch" (Jeanne), and Larry (Michelle), all of Celina; five daughters, Barbara Buschur, Virginia "Jinny" (Paul) Dobmeyer and Lois Baker, all of Coldwater; Diana (Jerry) Quirie, Cape Coral, Fla., and Brenda (Tom) Powell, Celina; a brother, Lee Schroeder, Dayton; two sisters, Luella (Wilfred) Ruschau, Dayton, and Madonna (Raymond) Mangen, Yorkshire; 20 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons-in-law, Carl Buschur and Gary Baker; a brother, Jerome Schroeder; a sister, Martha Schroeder, a sister and her huband, Dolores and Wilbert Walterbusch; and a sister-in-law, Helen Schroeder.
She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma, and its Christian Mothers' Sodality, the St. Ann's Altar Sodality of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. John, Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, all in Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday after 9 a.m. at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.