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Helen J. Braun

March 4, 1926 March 11, 2011
Helen J. Braun
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PEORIA-Helen J. Braun, 85, of Peoria, passed away at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2011 at Proctor Community Hospital. Helen was born of March 4, 1926, in Kenosha, WI to Joseph and Selma Chisauski Kail. She married John W. Braun on May 14, 1949, at St. Casimer’s Catholic Church in Racine, WI. He survives. She is also survived by one daughter, Judith Ann Arasu (Dr. Thirus S.) of Tampa, FL; one son, James J. Braun (Kimberly) of Newtown, CT; five grandchildren, Saras, Vijay and Raj Arasu, Ashley and Grant Braun. She was also preceded in death by her parents. Helen was a proud home mother and always quick to tell everyone. She was always home to welcome her children from school and her husband from work. She was an excellent cook, a talented seamstress and enjoyed making clothes and costumes for her family and grandchildren. She loved to bowl and competed in two classic leagues. Helen was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church where a Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, with Msgr. Jason Gray officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with a Scripture Services at 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be one hour before the Mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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