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3/27/2014 4:08:00 PM
Joseph Edward Brauneis
Joseph Edward Brauneis
Joseph Edward Brauneis

Joseph Edward Brauneis, 91, of Cary, Ill., and formerly of Minocqua, passed away Monday, March 24, at his home.

He was born January 31, 1923, in Gary, Ind. to the late Joseph and Wilhelmina (nee Zeilinger) Brauneis. Mr. Brauneis married Ruth I. Massey September 11, 1948, in Gary.

A veteran of WWII, Joe served our country aboard PT Boat 191, a member of squadron 12, which was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for action in New Guinea.

Mr. Brauneis was an avid golfer, a member of the Knights of Columbus, Restless Weasels and Minocqua American Legion Post 89, a volunteer at Howard Young Hospital for 26 years, a Eucharistic minister, and had a 40-year career with AT&T.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; children, Nancy (Dick) Stevens, Larry (Dee Ann), and Jerry (Carol); grandchildren, Michael (Angela), Amy, Brent (Anna), Lauren (Will), Mark (Caitlin), Eric, Taylor, and Caitlin; and great-grandchildren, Avery, Caroline, Alexander, and Isabel.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, March 27, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Crystal Lake, Ill. A service, with burial in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, will be held later this Spring in Woodruff.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. Brauneis’ name may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, www.michaeljfox.org, 1-800-708-7644, or Holy Family Catholic Church, 8950 County J, Woodruff, WI, 54568.

Online condolences may be left at www.davenportfamily.com, or call 815-459-3411, for information.

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