Lavern J. Braun

Victoria, Kansas – Lavern J. Braun, age 73, died Thursday, October 31, 2013, in rural Ellis County from injuries in an auto accident.
He was born December 12, 1939, on the farm at Vincent, Kansas, to Wendelin A. and Clarita (Rohr) Braun. He married Darlene (Dinkel) on May 4, 1963, in Ellis, Kansas.
He was a farmer, an over the road truck driver and retired after 42
years of being on the road. He was a 1958 graduate of Victoria High
School, a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church at Vincent and a member
of Victoria Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed his family and his
Survivors include his wife, Darlene, of the home; two sons, Rick Braun
and wife, Janice, Victoria, KS; Terry Braun and wife, Krista, Victoria,
KS; three sisters, Doris Robben, Louise Robben and Rosie Dinkel, all of
Victoria, KS; four grandchildren, Jenna Dempewolf and husband, Andrew,
Lane Braun, Jacy Braun, Walker Braun; and his beloved dog, Bear.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers-in-law,
Charles Robben, Kenneth Robben and Donald Dinkel.
Services are 10:00 A.M. Monday, November 4, 2013, at St. Fidelis
Catholic Church, Victoria, Kansas. Burial in St. Boniface Cemetery, Vincent, Kansas.
A vigil service will be at 7:00 P.M. Sunday, followed by a Victoria
Knights of Columbus rosary and a Class of 1958 rosary at 7:30 P.M. all at
St. Fidelis Church, Victoria, Kansas.
Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Sunday, at St. Fidelis Church,
Victoria, Kansas, and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Monday, at Cline’s Mortuary,
412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.
Memorial to St. Boniface Catholic Church, Vincent, Kansas.
Condolence can be sent via e-mail to