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Date of Passing: Jul 28, 2013

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JOHN CORNELIUS BRAUN 1939 2013 On Sunday, July 28, 2013 at St. Boniface Hospital, John Braun aged 73 years of Morden, MB formerly of Gretna went to his eternal rest. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Helen (nee Toews), one daughter, Joanne and Norman Unrau of Morden, one son, John Braun of Cook's Creek, three grandchildren and one sister and two nieces. He was predeceased by one brother, Isaac and one sister-in-law. Viewing today from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Wiebe Funeral Chapel, 1050 Thornhill St. in Morden. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Morden Mennonite Church, 363 Gilmour St. with interment prior at 9:00 a.m. at Eigenhof Cemetery. Donations may be made in John's memory to the Kidney Foundation of Canada Manitoba Branch, Unit 1 452 Dovercourt Dr. Winnipeg, MB R3Y 1G4. Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden In care of arrangements, 204-822-4755

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 31, 2013

Condolences & Memories (10 entries)

  • Helen it was with great distress when i heard of John's passing. My siblings, John, Cornie, Rudy and I express our deepest sympathies. Even tho I had not seen John for a long time our e-mails and Phone conversations were very precious to me. Hope your recovery from the accident is going well and the healing process of John's death can now also begin. May God's blessing be upon you and your family As always your cousin Hilda - Posted by: Hilda Epp (cousin ) on: Aug 02, 2013

  • Sorry for your lose Mrs. Braun, we just got back today from holidays and came home to find out that Mr. Braun had died. I enjoyed the times that I had to get to know him, he was a delightful man. I was blessed to be a part of your life for the short time I had. Take care - Posted by: Connie Dansereau (former cleaning lady for John and Helen) on: Aug 01, 2013

  • J.C. (as us students called him, but not to his face) was a stern but fair principal and a good mayor. You helped me and countless students a lot. Rest in peace my friend and mentor. - Posted by: william hildebrand (Former student) on: Aug 01, 2013

  • Our sympathy to you and your family on the passing of John. - Posted by: Harry & Marion Funk (Cousin) on: Jul 31, 2013

  • sorry for your loss helen and family, wIll not be able to attend funeral due to previous commitment, all the best to you during this difficult time. - Posted by: paul and diana hiebert (cousin of helen) on: Jul 31, 2013

  • during this timw of sorrow you and your family will be remembering John in many different ways, the family times when you were still all at home. there were moves and changes, hard work and times of fun and celebration. The memory of these can never be taken away. You have shared the burden of the past few years with him, and now God has granted him peace. Sorry I can't be there. Love Aunt Agatha - Posted by: Agatha Funk (Aunt) on: Jul 31, 2013

  • Our sympathy to you, Helen and family. We remember John's appreciation of Johnny Cash. - Posted by: Walt & Erna Braun (Friends) on: Jul 31, 2013

  • To Helen and family: Sorry for your Loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of grieving. John and I grew up half a mile from each other on farms just north of Rosthern Sask. We spent much time together in our growing up years. When we finished school we went our separate ways, but managed to visit from time to time. We will miss him dearly. Art and Hilda Braun - Posted by: Arthur R. Braun (Cousin) on: Jul 31, 2013

  • My heart goes out to you, the family, especially to Helen. I had respect and admiration for John during our children's years at GPS and the times when I'd sub at his school. He was a man of principle and discipline, evidence of his confident faith. The community of Gretna and beyond owe him deep gratitude. - Posted by: MaryAnne Zacharias (Friend ) on: Jul 31, 2013

  • Helen and family, I was so sad to hear of John's passing. My sincerest sympathy and condolences to you all. I always enjoyed your visits when you dropped in at Mom and Dad's. I also pray for healing for you, Helen. - Posted by: Wilma Haynes (Cousin) on: Jul 31, 2013

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