Thomas “Tom” J. Braun, age 52, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2012. Tom was born in Racine on June 11, 1960, son of Curtis P. and Mary M. (Nee: Held) Braun.
“The best Dad ever,” Tom loved spending time with his girls watching Monday night football and making his special popcorn. He was a devoted Bear fan in Packerland, leading Tom to many family arguments. Tom also enjoyed spending time up north at their cabin and had a passion for flying and anything aviation. He will be dearly missed by his family.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; his daughters, Alison and Lois; his mother, Mary Braun; sisters and brothers, Lisa (Joel) Rewald, Ellie (Jerry) Smith, Andi (Jeff) Worrell, Tony (Kathy) Braun, Bill (Tracy) Braun, Lois (Chris) Oddo, Nancy (David) McLean; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jim (Mary Margaret) Hanson, Karen Hanson; loyal companion Kira who will miss him dearly; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Braun.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, September 14, 2012, at 6 p.m. at St. Richard Catholic Church, 1503 Grand Ave., with Rev. Ron Gramza officiating. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the church from 4 p.m. until time of Mass at 6 p.m.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888