William J. "Bill" Braun

May 6, 1938 - October 17, 2017
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Obituary

William J. “Bill” Braun, 79, of Poplar Grove, IL, passed away peacefully, Tuesday morning, October 17, 2017 in his home. He was born May 6, 1938 in Chicago, IL, son of Joseph and Ella (Voight) Braun. Bill married the love of his life, Marie Kolb on November 26, 1960. He was employed as a truck driver for Centrella Foods for many years. Bill love fishing, and traveling. Most of all, he thoroughly enjoyed his job, getting to drive and socializing with many people.

Bill is loved an missed by his wife of 57 years, Marie; children, Timothy Braun, Theresa (Jim) Busbey, Kimberly (Peter) Guttierrez, and Joseph Braun; daughter-in-law, Toni Braun; grandchildren, Chris, Melanie, Melissa, Emily, Michaela and Taylor; his sisters, Shirley, Joan, and Marlene; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers, Jimmy, Joe, and Fred.

A funeral service will take place at 11;00 a.m., Monday, October 23, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, 61008. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 10:45 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service


Service Information

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A funeral service will take place at 11;00 a.m., Monday, October 23, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, 61008


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017

Burial in Highland Garden of Memories


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital


 

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Born: May 6, 1938
Died: October 17, 2017

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Gene and Camille Eccker posted on 10/24/17

Our Deepest Sympathy to Marie and family. May God give you all the strength to bear this sad loss.Bill was a wonderful husband father and friend. We are all going to miss him very much.Gene and Camille

 

David Castellanos posted on 10/24/17

To the Braun Family, Thoughts and prayers with the entire family for the loss Bill "BB" Braun. May he rest in peace and catch all the bluegill aka "blue gals" in the big pond above !!!

 

Lori and Carl Ray posted on 10/22/17

So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

 

Jim & Traci Nolen and family posted on 10/20/17

Thoughts and prayers to the entire family. We will sure miss BB's fishing stories and him keeping an eye on the neighborhood.

 

Duane Runnels posted on 10/19/17

We hold you in our thoughts and your sadness in our hearts.

 

Nikki laskowski posted on 10/17/17

Sorry for your loss Braun family.

 

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