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Florence Braun

10/18/1930 - 01/11/2018
Service Date: 01/19/2018
Service Time: 11:00 AM
Service Location: Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1244 S Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85206

Florence Braun, 87, passed away peacefully holding her daughter’s hand on Thursday, January 11, 2018 in Mesa, AZ.  She was born October 1930 in ND to Joseph and Francis Meyer.  In 1951 she married the love of her life, Alvin J Braun.  They were lucky to have celebrated over 46 years together before his passing in 1998.  Most of their married life raising children was spent in Minot, ND.  After retirement in 1986, they moved to Mesa, AZ to enjoy some warm weather.  She loved to cook, play bridge, golf, and play tennis.  Florence’s greatest accomplishment of which she took the most pride was raising their four children.

Left to carry on her traditions, are her children Bruce (Terri) Braun, Brad (Dawn)

Braun, and twin daughters, Becky (Ron) Kresel, and Brenda Wilkens.  Her legacy will be continued through her 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchldren. 

Florence is also survived by her sister, Bernice Warren, brother Art (Marlene) Meyer, and sister Arlene (Arnold) Mollendorf.  Florence is preceded in death by her husband, Alvin J Braun, her infant daughter, Beth Ann, her parents, and three sisters.

Funeral Services for Florence will be held Friday, January 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1244 S Power Road, Mesa, AZ 85206.


  • Brookdale North Mesa

    We truly enjoyed the time we had with Florence here. We will all miss her sweet smile and warm friendship at the community.

  • Dale & Vicki Karpyak

    Brenda – We are So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you and your family.
    Dale and Vicki

  • Jim Hauer and Nicole Greason

    Your mom has slipped through the bonds of this earth to go to another place where she can reunite with love ones who have gone before. Blessings to you and your family.
    Jim and Nikki

    • Joe and Florence Hauer

      Brenda Beautiful picture of your mother she was a dear lady, so sorry to hear of her passing, we will remember her soul you and your family in our prayers, God bless you. Joe and Florence

  • Dianne Williams

    Prayers for the family as you go through the loss of your mom/grandmother. Love, Dianne

  • Julie and Michael Vetter

    So Sorry for the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with your family at this time.

  • Leland and Mary Ann Vetter

    When we heard about the loss of your dear mother it brought back memories of the Brauns coming to the Vetter farm. What great memories of my dear cousins! You are in our prayers! Love, Leland and Mary Ann

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