Elaine A. Braun, 99, of Fond du Lac, Wis., died Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Hospice Home of Hope. She was born in Fond du Lac on March 24, 1916, a daughter of William and Alma (Wilhelms) Eggers. On March 11, 1944, she married Nathan Braun while he was stationed in Hollywood, Florida.
Elaine worked as a secretary/cashier at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis. for 19 years, retiring as Head Cashier in 1982. Over the years, Elaine and Nathan resided in Beloit, Wis., Muncie, Ind.,Kaukauna, Wis., and Milwaukee to name a few. She was a 1934 graduate of Goodrich High School in Fond du Lac.
She is survived by her 2 children; Mary (Darwin) Wetzel of Burnett, Wis. and John (Margaret “Peg”) of Fond du Lac; 2 grandchildren, David Braun of Fond du Lac and Allison Braun (fiancé CJ Carr) of Los Angeles, Calif.; 4 step-grandchildren, Michelle (Mitch) Jaeger of Sparta, Wis., Renee (Deacon) Bonick of Brillion, Wis., Eric (Sharon) Wetzel of Hartford, Wis. and Jason (Megan) Wetzel of Chatfield, Minn. and 10 step-great-grandchildren. Elaine was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and 3 siblings, Grace Mitchell, Howard Eggers and Maurice Eggers.
Visitation for Elaine will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave. in Fond du Lac. Memorial service will follow at 11:00 AM with Pastor Thomas Meyer officiating. Cremation has taken place and burial will follow in Rienzi Cemetery at a later date.