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Walter Charles "Walt" Braeuninger
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1922
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 2011
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Walter C. Braeuninger, 88 died at 9:20 p.m., Sunday, July. 24, 2011 at his residence in Pawnee, IL.

He was born July 28, 1922, on the Braeuninger homestead, Pawnee, IL to Charles and Lena (Klamm) Braeuninger. He was born, lived his whole life as a farmer, and died on the family farm. He married Cleo Calame in Irving, IL on September 2, 1951. He was a member of the Christian County Farm Bureau and the Twist and Twirl Square Dance Club. He attended the First United Methodist Church of Taylorville. He was the most loving man, who devoted his life to his loving wife, children, extended family, friends, and neighbors. He had a sense of humor that was like no other, and will be deeply missed by all who had the honor and privilege to know and love him. Survivors include his wife, Cleo of Pawnee, IL; son: Dennis (Julie) Braeuninger of Pawnee, IL; daughters: Linda Braeuninger of Collinsville, IL, Karen (Lee) Brockelsby of Edinburg, IL and Cheryl (Bill) Davis of Springfield, IL; grandchildren: Kristen (Tim) Mauldin, Kelly (Justin) Thomas, Leslie Brocklesby, Kirt (Alisa) Brocklesby, Abby Brocklesby, Nathan Davis, Landon Davis, Justin (Sarah) Murphy, Shannon (David) Fields, Heather Braeuninger and Drake Braeuninger; great-grandchildren: Clayton Murphy, Madeline Murphy, Nora Fields, Adler Thomas. He was preceded by: Parents; brothers: William and Arthur Braeuninger; sisters: Ruth Dawson, Ada Kerber, Mildred Bishop; Great-Grandson: Jaxon Murphy.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. The funeral service will be held Thursday, at 10:00 a.m., July 28, 2011 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Pastor Rebecca Lembke will officiate. Burial will take place at Glen Haven Memorial Garden , Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be made to: Christian County Senior Citizens Center, 701 W. Adams St., Taylorville, IL in lieu of flowers

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Published in The State Journal-Register on July 26, 2011 
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  Martha Cleo Calame Braeuninger (1924 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Glen Haven Memorial Gardens
Christian County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.56832, -89.25951
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Jul 26, 2011
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Walter Charles Walt Braeuninger
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 Added: Jul. 26, 2011

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