Eugene John Braun

BRAUN, Eugene John, Mar 14, 1922 – Nov 19, 2009. Born in Humphrey, Nebraska, he was the son of Barbara Johanna (German) and William Peter Braun. He graduated from Humphrey High School in 1940 and went to work as a welder at the Philadelphia, PA Shipyard. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on October 3, 1940 and received his officer commission in Wilmington, NC in 1942. During his Army career, he was stationed in Indiana, Louisiana, Philippines, New York, Virginia, Germany, Delaware, Texas and Viet Nam. He received his BA degree from the University of Maryland. He retired from the Army as a Lt Colonel in 1966 and became a vice president of Atlas Van Lines. He retired from Atlas in 1976 and sold real estate in Port Townsend, WA, where he lived. He enjoyed playing golf with his many friends and resided in Tucson, AZ at his death on Nov 19, 2009. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Braun; sons: Michael, David and Timmy; daughters, Beverly and Beth; two brothers, Bill and Dick; and three sisters: Barbara Ann Braun, Dorothy Perry, and Flora Suing. A celebration of Gene’s life will be held at 1pm on Saturday, Dec 5, 2009 at the West Center Chapel. Interment, Calvary with military rites by Benson VFW Post 2503.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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