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Mrs. Walter (Esther) BRAUN

Wednesday, Dec. 12,1951


Funeral services for Mrs. Walter Braun, 54, of Pella, will be conducted Friday at 2 PM at St Peters Lutheran church, Pella Opening.

Mrs. Braun died of a cerebral hemorrhage at 9:30 Tuesday morning as she was reroute to the Shawano hospital. She was stricken about 2 hours before she died. She had been seriously ill about 3 years ago but recovered sufficiently to be up and around.

She was born Nov. 23, 1897, in the town of Herman, as Esther Huebner. Her parents were Mr. & Mrs. August Huebner. On Sept. 25, 1917 she was married at Elias Lutheran church in the town of Herman to Walter Braun. They lived on a farm in Pella from the time of their marriage. Mrs. Braun was a member of St Peter's church and was a charter member of the Ladies aid society of the church.

Surviving are her husband, two children, Wallace of Milwaukee and (Marie) Mrs. Gordon Tauferner of Tigerton and 6 grandchildren. Brothers and sisters surviving are Theodore of Shawano; Walter of Clintonville; Kermit of Milwaukee; (Rosetha) Mrs. Edmund Schmidt, (Gertrude) Mrs. Fred Blashke, (Hildegarde) Mrs. Hilbert Bartelt, all of Milwaukee, and (Irene) Mrs. August Watters. Also surviving are many other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Roland Kriewaldt, Daniel Schmidt, Carlton Erdman, Curt Erdman, Harold Watters and Franklin Kiekhofer. Burial will be in the church cemetery.