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Frank J. (Buck) Braun III, 90, passed away Friday November 3, 2017 at The Villages at Historic Silvercrest in New Albany. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He served in the Navy during WWII. He was a founding member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He retired from General Electric with over 30 years of service. After retirement he was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the Community Kitchen.
He is survived by his children Deborah Pryor (Jerry) of Clarksville, IN, Cynthia Banet (Terry) of Memphis IN, Timothy Braun (Rebecca) of Woodinville, WA, Gloria Braun of Jeffersonville, IN, Donna Gibson (Rick) of Charlestown, IN, and Daniel Braun of Jeffersonville, IN.; brother Thomas Braun of Plano, TX.; his sisters Rosemary Davila of Hoakly, TX and Nancy Skrine of Louisville, KY.; his grandchildren Keith Pryor, Kelly Pryor, Kristy Banet Fuller, Erin Banet Shelton, Andrea Gibson, April Gibson Hammond, and Devynn Braun. Along with 5 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Frank J. Braun Jr. and Clara (Wulf) Braun. His wife Leola (Walter) Braun. His brother Robert Braun. His sisters Clara Lyle, Josephine Jones, Jane Braun, and Catherine Braun.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial to follow at St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday November 6, 2017 from 4-8:00 p.m. at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Down Syndrome of Louisville and The Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be made online at cootsfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 6, 2017
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