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Robert Braun

Sept. 4, 1956-Oct. 2, 2008

Robert L. Braun, 52, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, October 2, 2008 at Lakes Group Homes in Detroit Lakes.

Robert Lee Braun was born to Felix and Arlene (Porter) Braun on Sept. 4, 1956 in Detroit Lakes. At age eight, Robert entered the Roseau Children's Home. During his life he has also resided at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center and since June 17, 1980, had lived at Lakes Homes in Detroit Lakes. Robert attended the Becker County DAC until his retirement in April 2008, due to failing health.

Robert's special interests included Harley Davidson motorcycles, playing games on his computer, remote control cars, books, table games, gardening, fishing and trains.

Surviving Robert are his mother, Arlene Braun of Detroit Lakes; two sisters, Karen (Thomas) Riggle of Ponsford and Nancy Braun. Preceding him in death were his father, Felix; brother, Edward; and sister, Dianna Lynn.

A mass of Christian burial is scheduled for 11 a.m. will Monday, Oct. 6 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. Jerry Rogers officiating. There will be visitation for one hour prior to the mass at the church on Monday.

Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Callaway. The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.