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Barbara Catherine Braun

November 22, 1912 — November 5, 2015

Barbara C. Braun, age 102, passed away on November 5, 2015 in Topeka, Kansas where she has resided for the past 10 years. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 9, at 11 am at St. Thomas More Church, 11822 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 with the rosary and eulogy from 10:30 to 11 am.
Barbara was born in Chariton County on November 22, 1912 and raised in Northern Missouri. Barbara Catherine Vater Braun graduated from Brookfield High School in 1931 and completed her nursing training at St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City in 1934. She practiced nursing and was a member of the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Kansas City Private Duty Services until she was in her 70s. Barbara met and married her husband and raised their four children in Kansas City.
She is preceded in death by her husband of almost 70 years, Walter Braun and is survived by her four children, Mrs. Barbara Baker (Clayton), Dr. Robert Braun (Rhonda), Dr. William Braun and Mrs. Mary Anne Saxton (Ron); her 13 grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren, many relatives and friends.
She was a member of St. Francis Xavier, and St. Thomas More parishes in Kansas City. Her love of family and friends and strong belief in the Catholic faith and lifelong caring of others as a Registered Nurse was an inspiration to all who knew and loved her.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Redemptorist Church Social Services, 207 Linwood Blvd., KCMO 64111

SERVICES Visitation
Monday, November 9, 2015 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
St. Thomas More Church 11822 Holmes Road Kansas City, MO 64131
Monday, November 9, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Thomas More Church 11822 Holmes Road Kansas City, MO 64131
Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, November 9, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Thomas More Church 11822 Holmes Road Kansas City, MO 64131
Monday, November 9, 2015 12:30 PM
Mount Olivet Cemetery 7601 Blue Ridge Blvd Kansas City, Missouri 64138

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