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Russell M. Braun, age 84 of Madison, Wis., passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at home. He was born on June 27, 1932, on a farm outside of Le Center, Minnesota, to parents Oscar and Muriel (Christian) Braun. He was the loving husband of Joan (Krantz) Braun for 62 years, father to Michael Braun (Julie), Scott Braun (Carol) and the late Kim Bond (Brad), and grandfather and great grandfather to nine. He graduated from McKinley High School, Le Center MN in 1950, and South Eastern University, Washington D.C., in 1960. He worked for CUNA Mutual Insurance Group for 31 years, retiring as Vice President of Field Operations in 1992. In retirement, he enjoyed volunteering, traveling, gardening and spending time helping others. He is survived by brothers Clinton (Margie), Allen (Becky) and sister Nancy Braun, and sister-in-laws, Emmie, Betty and Diane. He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers Donald, Gordon, Richard and daughter Kim Bond. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Services will be held this Thursdays, March 9, 2017, 11am, at Luther Memorial Church, Madison, Wis.

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