Lloyd Braun, 80, of Sleepy Eye, died on Oct. 7, 2018

Lloyd Braun 80, of Sleepy Eye, died on Oct. 7, 2018, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., and will continue on Friday from 7:30 until 10 a.m., at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Friday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 am. The clergy will be Msgr. Eugene Lozinski. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Sleepy Eye. Military Honors by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Lloyd A. Braun was born on Oct. 24, 1937 in Sleepy Eye, to Henry and Marie (Schumacher) Braun. He grew up in Prairieville Township and attended St. Mary's Catholic School. He served in the U.S. Army from February of 1957 until Feb. of 1959. Lloyd married Suzanne Seidl on June 10, 1961 in Sleepy Eye. He drove truck for 50 years and farmed his entire life. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Lloyd had an extensive collection of tractors and cars, loved auctions and Christmas Eve with family. He enjoyed visiting with friends.

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne of Sleepy Eye; children: Mary (Randy) Kraus of Searles, Chris Frauendienst and fiancé Jim Nelson of Arlington, John (Renee) Braun of Sleepy Eye; grandchildren: Alex, Isaac, Elliot and Owen Braun, Jesse and Jada Kraus, Sadie, Rylie, Ron, Lisa Frauendienst; siblings: Rose Goldschmidt of Willmar, Brenda (Jeff) Carlson of Bloomington, Kathleen Braun of Sleepy Eye, Leo Braun of Runaway Bay, Tex., Robert Braun of Sleepy Eye; sister-in-law, Shirley (Tom) Kuck of Searles. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Henry Jr. and Alvin; sister, Joan Abrahamson; father and mother-in-law, Norbert and Viola Seidl and brothers-in-law: Martin Seidl, Gerald Schroepfer, Dale Abrahamson and Milo "Pete" Goldschmidt.