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“I am very sorry for your loss, Braun family. The Bible gives us a promising hope for the future. I hope you find it comforting. John 5:28, 29 says: ...Read More »
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“We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss Donna very much. She was a wonderful person and a wonderful neighbor. Ester, Lloyd, Maxwell and Alexander...Read More »
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Donna Lou Braun, 88, of Howland Township, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at Hospice House in Youngstown. Donna was born July 7, 1927 in Traverse City, MI, a daughter of the late Donald and Louise E. (Harr) Slusher. Donna was later adopted and raised by her step farther Aaron Bald. Donna graduated from Utica High School in Utica, MI. After graduation she went on to received her Bachelor's degree in nursing from, Grace Hospital School of Nursing in Detroit, MI. Donna worked as a Registered Nurse for over 30 years, and spent the last 10 years as State Nurse Surveyor, retiring in 1990. Donna was a loving, caring person who always lent a helping hand to anyone in need. She volunteered at Children's Rehab Center, and enjoyed knitting, sewing and her prize Iris garden. She leaves behind to hold her precious memories her children, Deborah (Fred) Shoff, of Port Washington, OH, Charles (Gail) Braun, of Miamisburg, OH, Rhonda Braun, of Howland Township, OH, and Kathleen "Kitty" (Kenneth) Cruise, of Lumberton, NC; 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and a sister Sharon Poole. Besides her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent C. Braun, the love of her life, whom she married September 4, 1949, passed on March 3, 2002. Funeral services will be held Friday April 3, 2015, at 12 p.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2742 North Road N.E. Warren, OH 44484. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrot Road Poland, OH 44514.

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