Braun, Ed

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Memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday August 8, 2019 at the Grace Mennonite Church. Viewing will be from 7PM-9PM on Wednesday at Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler. Private family interment at Winkler Cemetery. Donations may be made in Ed's memory to the Canadian Food Grains Bank.

John Edward Braun
1924 – 2019
 
Ed Braun of Winkler, Manitoba died peacefully on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Boundary Trails Health Centre at the age of 95. He was surrounded by his two surviving sisters, Dora and Adeline and his daughter, Bev.
 
He was predeceased by his wife, Tina in 2018. Devoted father and grandfather, Ed will be sadly missed by his daughters, Sherilyn (Gerard) McDonough, Joan (Vince) Limina and Bev (Ron) Allard. His grandchildren, Susan Peters, Hilary McDonough (Justin Slind), Brady McDonough, Kathleen Limina (Jamie Trainer), Megan Limina and great grandchild, Clayton Peters will miss him and his unique sense of humour. Mourning his loss are surviving siblings, Carl (Evelyn), Ernie (Anne), Dora (Abe) Friesen, Albert (June), Leo, Adeline and Norman (Johanna). The loss will also be felt by in-laws, Ella (Dave) Zacharias, Marge (Pete) Thiessen and Abe (Hilda) Dyck and many nieces and nephews.
 
Ed was born on April 27, 1924 on the homestead in Burwalde, Manitoba. He was the second child born to William J. Braun and Sarah Giesbrecht. On August 29, 1954 Ed married Tina Dyck at the Winkler Bergthaler Church. They made their home on the farm in Burwalde for many years, eventually moving into a new home in Winkler. Later, Ed and Tina were among the first to move into Crocus Village and Ed spent his last 4.5 months in the Villages at Buhler Active Living Centre. Ed was known for his commitment to family, trademark sense of humour, precision farming, and deep appreciation of nature. Ed and Tina were among the founding members of the Grace Church and he supported worthy causes around the world.
 
Memorial service at 2:00 p.m. on August 8, 2019 at the Grace Mennonite Church in Winkler preceded by a private family burial at Winkler Cemetery.
 
Donations may be made in Ed’s memory to the Canadian Food Grains Bank.
 
Wiebe Funeral Home, Winkler
In care of arrangements
wiebefuneralhomes.com

 

#1 Avaline Widmer 2019-08-03 11:36
I'm very sorry for your loss.
#2 Heidi & Randy Winter 2019-08-05 15:14
Sending our most sincere condolences to you all. Our memories of your father are good ones, he was a really loving person. You are in our thoughts and our prayers. Xo

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