Monday, September 9th, 2013
Linus and Virginia Braun
Linus U. "Brownie" Braun, 77, and his wife, Virginia D. "Ginny" Braun, 72, Fort Recovery, both passed away Sept. 6, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Auglaize County.
He was born June 5, 1936, in St. Peter, to Stephen and Rosella Minnich Braun. She was born Sept. 28, 1940, in St. Marys, to Edward and Mary Baker Winhover. They were married May 13, 1961, in St. Marys.
Surviving are a son, Mike (Mandy) Braun, Bristol, Ind.; three granddaughters, Renee, Megan and Miranda; two sons-in-law, Jeff Droesch, Fort Loramie, and Hal Wolfe, Cincinnati; his four sisters, Esther Marchal, Portland, Ind., LaDonna (Carl) VanDenBosch, Coldwater, Rita Heyne, Celina, and Linda (Don) Dues, Coldwater; his two brothers, Ivo Braun, Portland, Ind., and Carl (Judie) Braun, Celina; her three sisters, Diane Rosenbeck, Sandy Howard and Judy Weaver, all of St. Marys; and his sister-in-law, Vi (Jerry) Pleiman, Dayton.
Deceased are two daughters, Chris Wolfe and Robin Droesch; his sister, Marcene Burris; his brother, Virgil "Shorty" Braun; and her brother-in-law, Arnold Rosenbeck.
Linus retired from J & M Manufacturing, Fort Recovery, and worked as a part-time custodian at Fort Recovery Carwash. He enjoyed cutting wood, and making wine and horseradish and sharing it with family and friends. Ginny enjoyed bowling, cooking and playing cards with family and friends. Linus was a member of the Fort Recovery Progressive Sportsman Club. They both were members of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, where Linus ushered for many years.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn celebrating. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman - Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Memorial donations may be given to their grandchildren's education fund.
Condolences may be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.