Mary Ann Braun, 85
June 21, 1928 - Oct. 4, 2013
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 9 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre for Mary Ann Braun who died peacefully surrounded by her family Friday at Fairway Pines Assisted Living in Sauk Centre. Rev. Andrew Marthaler will officiate with interment following in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre. Parish prayers will be at 5 p.m. followed by United Auxiliaries prayers at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Mary Ann Wiebolt was born June 21, 1928 in New Munich, Minnesota to Theodore and Clara (Klaphake) Wiebolt. On October 13, 1947 she married Ralph Braun at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich. The couple resided in Albany where they owned and operated Albany Home Bakery. In 1961 they moved to Sauk Centre where they owned and operated Ralph's Bakery until they retired in 1985.
Survivors include her husband of nearly 66 years, Ralph Braun of Sauk Centre; four children, Sandra Radzak of Sartell, Roger (Mary) Braun of Willmar, Jean (David) Carruthers of Flower Mound, Texas and Cindy (John) Fischer of Rice; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Bernard (Dorine) Wiebolt of Melrose and Loretta Kosel of Waite Park.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Irene Athmann, Cyrilla Rademacher and Lorinda Safarz; brothers, Wilfred and Herbert Wiebolt.