Betty Marie Braun, 88

Betty Marie Braun, 88, died on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital in New Prague. Visitation will be held Friday, June 21, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday June 22, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Church in Montgomery with visitation one hour prior at the church. Interment will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Montgomery.

Betty was born June 26, 1930, to Theodore and Helen (Boldt) Kewatt in Kilkenny. She attended McKinley High School in Le Center, Normal Training in Le Center, and graduated from Mankato State Teacher’s College in Mankato. She was united in marriage to Delmer P. Braun on August 28, 1951, at St. John Lutheran Church in Kilkenny.

Betty was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Kilkenny and the St. John Lutheran Church in Montgomery. Betty was also a member of Women of the Church, AAL Thrivant Financial, and Bakers Dozen Extension Group. She was a 4-H leader and a Sunday School teacher.

Betty enjoyed traveling, playing cards, and visiting with family, friends, and neighbors.

Betty is survived by her children, Delaine (Jimmy) Roberts of Oldsmar, FL, Harvey (Carol) Braun of Montgomery, Diane Schirmacher of Owatonna, and Gloria (Rick) Sorem of Big Lake; brothers, Donald and Jerry Kewatt; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Delmer Braun; parents; brothers, Charles Kewatt, Henry Kewatt, and Orville Kewatt; sisters, Louise Bartusek, Alvera Schnoor, Shirley Bluhm, Joan Bruns, and Phyllis (in infancy), and son-in-law Dave Schirmacher.

Arrangements are with the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. 507-364-7929.


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