James F. Braun


Birth: April 1st, 1934
Death: February 19th, 2019
Age: 84 years
Residence:Saginaw, Michigan
Survived By: Surviving are one daughter, one son and their spouses, Pamela and James Goddeyne, Saginaw; Brian and Sandra Braun, Kawkawlin; two grandchildren, Kelly (Brandon) Heinz, Jason (Nicole) Braun; four step-grandchildren, Andrew (Sarah) Young, Gretchen (Joel) Paige, Krystal (Senyo) Affram and Angelica Young; several great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Grant Dennis; several nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his three brothers and one sister, Arthur, Floyd, Ruth and Willis.

James F. Braun

Saginaw, Michigan

 Beloved father and grandfather passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at New Hope Valley Assisted Living.  Age 84 years.  The son of the late Bernhardt and Caroline (Kuhl) Braun, Jim was born on April 1, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan.  He married JoAnne Dennis on April 10, 1953. Jim served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958.  She predeceased him on November 11, 2018. Jim was a Purchasing Agent for Saginaw Products for 30+ years. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting and spending time working the land at the family cottage in Evart (Hicks Lake).

 Surviving are one daughter, one son and their spouses, Pamela and James Goddeyne, Saginaw; Brian and Sandra Braun, Kawkawlin; two grandchildren, Kelly (Brandon) Heinz, Jason (Nicole) Braun; four step-grandchildren, Andrew (Sarah) Young, Gretchen (Joel) Paige, Krystal (Senyo) Affram and Angelica Young; several great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Grant Dennis; several nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his three brothers and one sister, Arthur, Floyd, Ruth and Willis.

 Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty).  Rev. Doug Mater will officiate. Interment will take place at 1:30 p.m. in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Military Honors rendered by V.F.W. Post #1859.  Friends may visit at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Ames United Methodist Church or SouthernCare Hospice



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