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Sylvia M Braun

September 14, 1941 ~ November 1, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Sylvia Braun Obituary

Sylvia M Braun, 82, of Avilla, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at Lutheran Life Villages, in Kendallville, Indiana. She was born September 14, 1941, to Carroll and Evelyn (Keefer) Barrett, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sylvia married Gerald Braun on November 19, 1958, in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Sylvia worked at Concordia Lutheran High School. She was a breeder of Birman cats, and with her husband, traveled the country judging cat shows. Sylvia enjoyed making baskets, shopping trips with her family, and taking cruises to Hawaii and the Caribbean.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald of Avilla; sons Jefferey (Penny) Braun of Columbia City, and James (Nora) Braun, of Spokane, Washington; daughters, Sara (David) Brown, of Hamilton, Celeste (Tim) Arens, of Churubusco.  Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

Sylvia is preceded in death by her parents, sisters Nancy and Judy Barrett.

Funeral Service will be 11am, Saturday, November 4, 2023 at Faith Lutheran Church, 9251 E SR 205, Churubusco, with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Pastor Jason Zoske will officiate.

Visitation will also be 2-6pm Friday, November 3, 2023, at Harper Funeral Home, Avilla Chapel, 530 N Main St Avilla

Burial will be at Concordia Cemetery Gardens in Fort Wayne.

Memorials in Sylvia’s memory may be directed to charity of donor’s choice.

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November 3, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

November 4, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church
9251 E SR 205
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
November 4, 2023

11:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church
9251 E SR 205
Churubusco, IN 46723


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