Obit: Braun, Mrs. William (1859 - 1937)

Contact: Allan Wessel

----Source: Marshfield News Hearld,(Date Unkown) (From Leona Albert Collection)

Obituary of Mrs. William Braun

Conduct Rites for Greenwood Woman

To Pastors Deliver Eulogies to Mrs. William Braun, 78

Greenwood - Funeral services were conducted at the Braun Settlement Reformed church Friday afternooon for Mrs. William Braun, 78, who died at her home last Monday after a short illness. The Rev. E. G. Pfeiffer delivered a German sermon and Mrs. Braun's nephew, the Rev. Walter Horn, Minneapolis, delivered the English eulogy.

Six nephews, Gustave Horn, Henry Horn, Ervin Horn, Hubert Horn, George Braun, and Theodore Braun, acted as pallbearers, and Miss Edna Preller, Shirley Braun, Violet Speich, and Verona Vollrath were in charge of flowers.

Among those who attended the rites wer Elmer Braun, Washington, D.C., Mrs. Theodore Knifke, Chicago; Mrs. William Norman Mitchell, Chicago; Mrs. Peter zleuloff, Calby; Mrs. and Mrs. John Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyer and son, Green Grove, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rahn and daughter and Mrs. Rahn Rs., Loyal.

Emilie Horn was born at Sheboygan, Nov. 24, 1859, and was married to William Braun at Sheboygan on April 14, 1880, coming to the farm now owned by their son, Edward, shortly afterward. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1930.

Mrs. Braun became a charter member of Salem Reformed church on the day of its organization, Sept. 10, 1893, and was also a member of the ladies aid of the church. She was the last member of her family of brothers and sisters and is survived by her husband, two sons and three daughters.



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