William A. Braun, 85, of Decatur, Indiana passed away on April 13, 2018 at Adams Woodcrest. He was born on July 3, 1932 to the late Lawrence and Maltida (Rumschlag) Braun. On May 8, 1954 he married Violet F. Minick.
He was a parishioner of the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, its Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus Council 864. He was an Adams County Farmer and a Construction foreman. William enjoyed many hobbies as farming, gardening, Antiques, cutting wood, bird watching and woodworking.
William is survived by his wife Violet of 63 years; 4 sons, Jerry (Sandy) Braun of Celina, OH; Sam Braun and Randy (Kelli) Braun, both of Decatur, IN and Chris (Amy) Braun of Ft. Wayne, IN; 2 sisters, Alice Ulman and Joanne (Walt) Mowery both of Decatur, IN and 9 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 2 sons, Michael and Daniel; 2 brothers, Richard and John and 5 sisters, Lucille, Vera, Sr Joyce, Irene and Sally.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from Noon to 4:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 4:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the 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. Father David Ruppert will be officiating. Burial will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials you may be given to the St. Joseph School or the A.C.C.F. Angel Cancer Fund.