Steven L. BraunMay 27, 1955 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 62)
Steven L. Braun, 62, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Ascension Sunday, May 28, 2017 at his residence. He was born on May, 27, 1955 in Decatur, IN, the son of Richard A. “Dutch” and Barbara (Bowerman) Braun. On November 28, 1975, he married Karla K. Gilliland.
He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and was a 1973 graduate of Adams Central. He retired after 30 years with G.E. and also worked at True Value in Decatur.
Steve is survived by his wife of 41 years, Karla K. Braun of Decatur; mother, Barbara Braun of Monroe; 3 sons, Erick S. (Emily) Braun of Muncie, Matthew R. (Ashley) Braun and Bryan P. “Bubba” (Kiri) Braun both of Decatur; 3 sisters, Jackie (Dave) Geimer of Decatur, Susie (Murray) Tarkington of TN, and Linda (Wally) Gregg of Decatur; 7 grandchildren, London, Dominick, Julianna, Vienna, Ainsley, Crew, and Harbor Braun.
He was preceded in death by 4 siblings, Becky Braun, Nancy Hoy, Tim Braun, and Richie Braun.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 3:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, with calling 1 hour prior from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary's Parish Hall. Officiating will be Fr. Bob J. Lengerich.
Memorials may be made to the Decatur Wrestling Club or to the Ft. Wayne Children’s Zoo.