August 23, 2005
On August 21, 2005, EDNA M. BRAUN, beloved wife of the late Christian J. Braun and William E. Armstrong; devoted mother of Mary R. Roos; step-mother of Melvin L. Braun and Bessie V. Siemer; loving grandmother of Donald W. Roos, Sr., Gary L. Roos, David E. Roos and Karen M. Castor; nana of Susan Mayer, Wayne Braun, Ginny Hechert, Richy Siemer and Peggy Gerben. Also survived by twelve great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends Tuesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. at HARRY H. WITZKE'S FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City.
April 1, 2003
On March 30, 2003 JAMES LOUIS, SR., beloved husband of the late Iva G. Braun; devoted father of Ginger V. Reid, James L. Braun Jr., Kathleen M. Jacobs, Johnny R. Miller, Karen S. Spencer and Gary S. Braun; dear brother of Norman Braun, Melvin Shaffer and Mildred Valis. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Brudzinski Funeral Home P.A. 1407 Old Eastern Ave. Essex at Rt. 702 (beltway exit 36) on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Service on Wednesday at 11 A.M. in Piney Grove Methodist Church.
February 22, 2008
On February 16, 2008, NORMAN (BUDDY) BRAUN a.k.a. "Charlie Brown" of Glen Burnie; devoted brother of Mildred Valis and Melvin Schaffer and brother-in-law of Jim Valis; predeceased by parents James and Susan Braun, also sister Jeanetta Hopper, and brothers Albert, Raymond, James and Donald. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Tuesday, February 26, at 1:45 p.m. in The Chapel at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, 11501 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills. Lunchin to follow.
January 8, 1993
A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.0 -- Sam Rayburn, former speaker of the House. WINNING a political race is the easy part.Surviving a political office is quite another.That's the lesson that the freshmen members of the 103rd Congress who were sworn in Tuesday will learn quickly.Even before they raised their hands to take the oath of office, "scandals" surrounding incoming members of Congress began grabbing headlines and stirring talk-show hosts. Among the biggest headline-makers were women, and the criticism of them was premature.
August 11, 1992
Broadneck High School athletic director Ken Kazmarek announced yesterday the hiring of Jonathan Braun as head coach of the boys soccer team.Braun, a former head coach at Southern High in Harwood, will replace Kevin McMullen, who resigned last month to take a teaching/coaching position at Thomas Johnson Middle/High School in Frederick County.McMullen, the only boys soccer coach Broadneck has had since opening in 1982, coached the Bruins to a 91-35-10 record in his tenure, reaching the state Class 4A finals in 1990.
February 1, 2005
Helen M. Braun, a homemaker and former department store art director, died Wednesday of complications from surgery for a broken hip at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 95. Born Helen Mary McCaffray, the Mount Washington native was a 1927 graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School and earned a degree at the Maryland Institute College of Art. She became a fashion artist for the May Co. and later was art director for the old Hochschild Kohn department store in downtown Baltimore, overseeing its newspaper advertising design.