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Robert Braun

December 14, 1924 ~ August 26, 2017 (age 92)

The Piano Brothers

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    Robert Lee Braun Sr. 92, of Brazil, passed away August 26, 2017, at Meadows Manor East in Terre Haute. He was born in Terre Haute on December 14, 1924 to the late Ernest O. Braun and Julia Grace (May) Braun.  He graduated from Garfield High School in 1942 and and was married to Helen Felling on April 6, 1947.

    Robert began his career in the military with the U.S. Army.  He served during WWII at the Battle of the Bulge and in Vietnam.  He received the Bronze Star along with many other commendations throughout his career.  He retired with the rank of Chief Warrant 4 in 1972.  

    He was a member of both the American Legion and the Masonic Lodge.  He was an avid golfer and received a hole-in-one certificate while stationed in Germany.  He also received an Amateur Super Senior Golf Champion award in 1995.  

    Robert was preceded in death by his wife Helen Braun, three brothers: Ed Braun, Bill Braun, and Junior Braun; and five sisters: Virginia Galbraith, Mary Shutte, Sharon Lynch, Delores Swenson, and Juanita Braun.

 

Survivors include 

 

Son:    Robert Lee (Debbie) Braun  Terre Haute, Indiana

 

Daughter:    Debbie (David) Cox    Avon, Indiana

 

Sister:        Shirley McAnally        Hymera,  Indiana

 

Grandchildren:    Derek Braun

            Nicholas Cox

    A private celebration of life will be held at a later date, Moore Funeral Home in Brazil was entrusted with his cremation arrangements.

 

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