Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Complete Obituary
Evelyn Braun
  Evelyn M. Braun, 88, Coldwater, died Feb. 23, 2014, at Celina Manor.
She was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Celina. Her parents were Henry and Marie Saalman Severt and Frances Hemmelgarn Severt. She was raised from childhood by Joseph and Cecelia Hausfeld Severt.
On Nov. 6, 1948, she married Walter A. Braun, who passed away Nov. 10, 2003.
She is survived by 11 children, Bill (Cheryl) Braun, Coldwater, Mary Kirkman, Columbus, Ann (Don) Wolf, Xenia, Dan (Barb) Braun, Grand Rapids, Mich., John (Pauline) Braun, Coldwater, Tony Braun, Atlanta, Ga., Peg Chesser, Henderson, Nev., Roger (Jessica) Braun, Atlanta, Ga., Ken Braun, Atlanta, Ga., Susan (Mike) Fennig, Celina, and Mike Braun, Raleigh, N.C.; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Severt, Ariz.; two sisters, Jane (Jerry) Bertke, St. Marys, and Irene (Larry) Odoski, Black Mountain, N.C.; and sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Severt, Port Royal, Pa., and Mary Jane Severt, Traverse City, Mich.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Norman Severt, and in-laws, Ralph (Penny) Braun, Werner (Helen) Braun, Herbert (Marlene) Braun, Waneta (Ray) Becker and Elsie (Ralph) Hemmelgarn.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality and the Coldwater Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She also was a volunteer at St. Peter Neurological Center, Burkettsville, and Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Coldwater Public Library, Coldwater, or the Coldwater Memorial Park.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Wednesday
88°
Chance Thunderstorms
32%
Wednesday Night
65°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Thursday
83°
Mostly Sunny
Thursday Night
62°
Mostly Clear
Friday
84°
Mostly Sunny
3%
Friday Night
65°
Mostly Clear
11%
Saturday
82°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
19%
Saturday Night
62°
Mostly Clear
13%
Sunday
81°
Partly Sunny
6%
Sunday Night
65°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Monday
84°
Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Monday Night
63°
Partly Cloudy
20%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_da_d