F.  Braun

Obituary of F. Braun

F. Josephine (Budenz) Braun, 94, of Brownsburg, died May 7, 2018.  She was a home maker and widow of George Robert “Bob” Braun.  Mrs. Braun worked for over 30 years for a daughter, Patricia A. Cline, who was a court reporter for 32 years, the last 12 years in the Federal Court in Indianapolis.  Mrs. Braun was a 1941 graduate of St. Agnes Academy and entered the Novitate of the Sisters of Providence in July of 1941 until January 1944, as sister Marian Michael.  Mrs. Braun had been a volunteer at St. Vincent Hospital for 31 years and had been a Eucharistic Minister at St. Gabriel and St. Michael Catholic Churches.  .  Josephine is survived by daughters, Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Dennis) Ulrich of Greencastle, Sandra Marie (James) Routh of New Ross, Indiana, and Jane Ellen (Bruce) Schaedel of Brownsburg; sons, Timothy Michael (Anita) Braun of Colorado, and James Robert “Rob” (Jodi) of Texas; brother, Michael (Angie) Budenz of Kokomo; 9 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, many great grandchildren and step great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George Robert Braun; daughter, Patricia Ann Cline; brother, Leo A. Budenz, Jr., and sisters, Mary Ruth Budenz Lample, Agnes Louise Budenz McHugh and Julia Anne Budenz Scanlon Wright. If anyone wishes to give to charity in lieu of flowers, please send donations to Susie’s Place 7519 Beechwood Center Dr. Suite 500 Avon, IN 46123 c/o Emily Perry. Susie’s Place is a non-profit child advocacy center providing nurture and resources for protection to children who are victims of abuse and or witness to violence.