Roger J. Braun, 83
June 20, 1937-July 29, 2020
Roger J. Braun died Wednesday, July 29 at his cabin in Backus. His funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 219 Second St. N., Sartell. The Rev. Ronald Weyrens will officiate and burial will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Visitation will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.
Survivors include the following: his wife, LaVerne; children: Steven of Sauk Rapids, Craig (Carie) of Sauk Rapids and Scott (Catherine) of Lakeville; sister: Alice Kramer of Paris, Illinois; sisters-in-law: Mary Braun of Edina and Laurel Braun of Rochester; grandchildren: Alex, Peyton, Noah, Sophia and Faye Braun.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Obituary, guest book and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.
A full obituary will be printed in the Aug. 7 Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.