Thursday, November 14th, 2013
Rosella M. Braun, 90, Celina, died Nov. 13, 2013, at her home.
She was born July 16, 1923, in Fremont to Adolph and Catherine Spoltman Roessner. On June 19, 1946, she married Paul J. Braun, who died Dec. 28, 1990.
Survivors include five children, Kathleen Wolfe, Celina, Robert (Mary Jane) Braun, Coldwater, Marc Braun, Union City, Barbara (Mike) Byerley, Middleburg, Fla., and Janeen Braun, Celina; five grandchildren, Timothy, Michael, Melissa, Joseph and Greg; and three great-grandchildren, Randi, Thomas and Austin.
Deceased is a son-in-law, David Wolfe; a brother and sister-in-law, Arthur (Kate) Roessner and a grandson, Tommy Wolfe.
She graduated from St. Rita's School of Nursing in 1944 and worked at St. Rita's in Lima, Gibbons Hospital in Celina, several nursing homes and provided private care. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and its Ladies Rosary Altar Sodality and Resurrection Choir. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Society and helped clean the sacristy when her health permitted. She also was a member of the Sunshine Singers and volunteered for OUR Home Family Resource Center/Help Me Grow. She prayed the rosary daily for the increase of vocations.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception church. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Lehman Hogenkamp Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Memorials may be made to State of the Heart Hospice, Coldwater, or the I.C. Endowment Fund.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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