TROY - Rita Rataiczak Braun, age 86, formerly of Troy, Ohio, and more recently of Piqua, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Piqua Manor, Piqua. She was born on May 5, 1926, in Troy, to the late Tom and Marie (Canon) Rataiczak.
Rita is survived by her husband, Paul F. Braun; daughters, Suzan Charnock of Vandalia and Christine Barton of Ely, Minn.; and three grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Rita was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
Rita was a graduate of Troy High School and the St. Joseph Nursing College in Cincinnati. She formerly was a registered nurse with Stouder Memorial Hospital in Troy. She was a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Troy.
No public services will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Southwest Region Office, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
Baird Funeral Home, Troy, is assisting with arrangements.