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Eugene Braun

October 3, 1932 ~ June 13, 2020 (age 87)


Eugene L. Braun, 87, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville.

He was born October 3, 1932 in Spencer County the son of the late Martin and Meta Polster Braun. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict. He married Catherine Harpenau on May 4, 1957 and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Eugene was retired from Tell City Chair Company and enjoyed farming, gardening and the Farmer's Market.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine of Tell City; a daughter, Diana Kellems of St. Croix; a son, Gary Braun of Tell City; a sister, Viola Hedinger of St. Meinrad; grandchildren Jesse (Ashley) Kellems, Brian (Toni) Kellems; great grandchildren, Vanesa Kellems, Declan Kellems, Adler Kellems and Elowen Kellems.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son-in law, Lewis Kellems.

Services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at St. John's Lutheran Church with Pastor Rodney Schmeltz officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military honors.

Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday June 15, 2020 at  Zoercher-Gillick  Funeral Home and from 9:00 am to service time Tuesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church Building Fund.


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June 15, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

June 16, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John s Lutheran Church

Funeral Service
June 16, 2020

11:00 AM
St. John s Lutheran Church

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