Sunday, March 7, 2010

Joseph J. Braun (March 5, 2010)

Joseph J. Braun, 80, of Greenville, passed away Friday morning, March 5, 2010 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

He was born in Darke County, son of the late Edward and Anna C. (Post) Braun. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Braun and a nephew, John Braun.

Joe was a retired farmer and had retired from the Greenville Cemetery where he had worked as a grounds keeper for several years. He was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenville.

He is survived by a brother, Cyril Braun of Greenville; sister, Luella (Jim) Deniston of Greenville; nieces and nephews, Barbara Tobias, Michael Deniston, Edward Densiton, Kathy Ayette and Tom Braun; several great nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Cheri Frost.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 11 at 11 a.m. at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenville with Rev. Fr. John White Officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Wednesday March 10 from 6-8 p.m. with a prayer service be offered at 5:45 p.m.