Eugene N. Braun

Eugene N. Braun

SLEEPY EYE — Eugene N. Braun, age 72, of Sleepy Eye died on Nov. 23, 2019, at the Sleepy Eye Care Center.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1 and will continue on Monday from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye. Military Honors by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard.

Reception to follow at the Serviceman’s Club in Sleepy Eye.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Eugene N. Braun was born on March 23, 1947 in Sleepy Eye, the son of Wendelin and Delrose (Berberich) Braun. He graduated from Morgan High School. He married Nancy Lee Groebner on May 19, 1971. Gene worked at the lumber yard and Anderson Custom Processing retiring in 2011. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Sleepy Eye.

He is survived by his children: Cory of New Ulm, Danelle of Sleepy Eye and Katie (Brandon) Miller of New Ulm; siblings, Richard of Fairmont, Phyllis (John) Griebel of Searles, Marlys (Larry) Zeig of New Ulm, Larry (LaVonn) of Sleepy Eye, Sue (Dan) Helget of Sleepy Eye, Michael (Lori) of Comfrey, Barb (Rick) Nelson of North Port, FL, Lyle (Susie) Braun of Temecula, CA, Curt (Heidi) of New Ulm and Ronnie (Michelle) of El Cajon, CA; eight grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Delrose in 2006, father, Wendelin in 2014, brother, Wendelin Jr. in infancy and grandson, Ricky Nelson Jr.