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1934 George 2023

George H. Braun

November 10, 1934 — February 26, 2023

The family of George H. Braun announces with much sadness his passing on February 26, 2023. George was born in Warren and was a longtime Cortland, Ohio resident of 52 years. George was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Esther Swab Braun; siblings, Mabel Lammon and Laura May Ward; son-in-law, Donald Whipple.

George earned an Associate Degree in Electronics and worked for Copperweld Steel for 43 years as a Maintenance Electrician. He had a passion for sports, especially baseball and played competitively AA Baseball in Warren, Ohio. He was a lifelong loyal Cleveland sports fan, Guardians, Browns, and Cavaliers. An avid golfer, scoring 2 Holes-in-One, and bowler well into his 80’s. He was secretary and treasurer for 8 years for his Crest senior bowling league and he enjoyed playing bridge, achieving an ACBL Life Master. He also had a love for being by and on the water boating and fishing especially with family.

On March 30, 1957, he married Kalina Callow Braun of Niles, Ohio. As a husband of 66 years and dedicated father, George built a legacy of love of family, hard work, and kindness. Left behind to cherish his memory, his wife Kalina; children, Carolyn (Carmen, Jr.) Roberts, Tracy Whipple, David (Tammy Luich) Braun, Mary Cay Griffith, and Steve (Jennifer) Braun; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; and extended family members.

Calling hours will be held 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Friday, March 3, 2023 and 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Lane Funeral Home Shafer-Winans Chapel 164 N. High St. Cortland, OH 44410. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday following calling hours. Service will be officiated by Rev. Heidi Holst from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Warren. Interment will be held in Hillside Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Clinic and Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6025 Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007-9832, Lakeview Teacher’s Scholarship, 300 Hillman Dr. Cortland, OH 44410, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2860 E. Market St. Warren, OH 44483.


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Saturday, March 4, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Homes - Shafer-Winans Chapel

164 North High Street, Cortland, OH 44410

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Saturday, March 4, 2023

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164 North High Street, Cortland, OH 44410

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