News and Tribune

January 17, 2014

Bernard Joseph Braun

85; Clarksville


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— Graveside services for Bernard Joseph Braun 85, Clarksville will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the New Albany National Cemetery. He died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. 

   He was born Feb. 27, 1928 in Jeffersonville. He was a veteran of the Merchant Marines in World War II, and retired from American Standard.

   He is survived by his loving daughters, Linda Hedrick and her husband, Wayne, Rita Rose, and Peggy Gootee and her husband, Jim; two sons, Bernard Joseph Braun Jr. and his wife, Sharon, and Mark Braun and his wife, Connie 13 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Mary Lee Whitkam Braun; and three grandchildren.

Scott Funeral Homes North Chapel, Jeffersonville, is handling the arrangements.

   Any memorial contributions can be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.


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