Alvin Joseph Braun, formerly of Sleepy Eye, died at the age of 80 in his home at Mesa Arizona on February 19, 2013.
Alvin was born on June 17, 1932 in Stark Township to Henry and Marie (Schumacher) Braun. Alvin served in the Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife Audrey (Hengel) Braun, son Bruce Braun, daughters Sandy (Paul) Perkins, Jeri (Jim) Roe, Jaci Braun, son Brian (Chris) Braun and daughter-in-law Liz (Brent) Braun. Alvin had 15 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Marie (Schumacher) Braun, brother Henry Braun Jr., son Brent Braun and grandson Jared Braun.
A memorial mass was held on February 21, 2013 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mesa, AZ. Mass of Christian Burial will be in Alexandria MN on his birthday June 17, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alexandria, MN.