Martin C. Braun Jr.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Martin C. Braun Jr., 96, of Slater, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his home.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Slater City Cemetery with Rev. Bruce Hess officiating. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donors choice.

Born March 2, 1916, in Evansville, Ill., he was the son of the late Martin C. and Catherine Wunderlick Braun. On April 29, 1939, in Moberly, he married Eleanor Jones, who preceded him in death on Oct. 25, 2003. He retired as shop foreman with Gilliam Chevrolet in Slater and assisted his son at Braun Funeral Home in Slater for many years. He attended First Baptist Church in Slater.

He is survived by a son, Robert D. Braun and his wife, Suzanne, of Hobe Sound, Fla.; two granddaughters, Shelle Summers and her husband, Brent, and Stacey Brogdon and her husband, Carl; one great-granddaughter, Olivia Brogdon; one brother, Paul Braun of Moberly; and one sister, Catherine Hamilton of Fairview Heights, Ill.;

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.

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