Marjorie Ann “Marge” Braun

Jan. 22, 1922 — June 20, 2017

Marjorie Ann “Marge” Braun, 95, of Winamac, passed away at 11:53 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac. 

Marge was born on Jan. 22, 1922, in Winamac to the late Omer and Eva (Collins) Clark. On Feb. 14, 1942, she married Herman Braun. He passed away Feb. 8, 2001.

Marge was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and had been active in the Ladies of Charity and Christian Mother’s. She was a former member of the Pulaski Memorial Hospital Ladies’ Auxiliary and the bunco club. 

Marge was a devoted wife and mother. She was raised on a farm and was proud to be a farmer’s wife. She raised chickens and enjoyed gardening and canning. In her later years, she enjoyed going to McDonald’s to visit with her friends. 

Marge loved her family very much, especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her. 

The family wishes to thank the staff of Pulaski Health Care Center for the excellent care provided to their mother. 

She is survived by her daughters: Carol Harsh Shafer of Plymouth, and Kay [Jim] DeWitt of Royal Center; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister Wilma Swindell of Sparta, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by parents Omer and Eva May (Collins) Clark; husband Herman J. Braun; infant son Jerry Braun; son Bill Braun; brother Archie Clark; and sisters: Violetta Deeds and Jean Frain. 

Visitation was from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at Frain Mortuary. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, June 26 at Frain Mortuary. Rev. Tom Dewlen officiated. Burial took place at Reed Cemetery in Winamac. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Reed Cemetery or American Heart Association. 

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

(Pulaski County Journal — June 28, 2017)

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