Martha "Cleo" Braeuninger, 87, of Pawnee, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 5:42pm in Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. She was born August 20, 1924 in Montgomery County, IL., the daughter of George and Eva (Lipe) Calamo. She married Walter Charles Braeuninger in September, 1951 in Irving, IL. and he preceded her in death in July, 2011. She was a homemaker. She attended the First United Methodist Church, was an active member of the Christian County Home Extension and the Friendly Neighbors Garden Club.
She is survived by son, Dennis (Julie) Braeuninger of Pawnee; daughters, Linda Braeuninger of Collinsville, Karen (Lee) Brockelsby of Edinburg and Cheryl (Bill) Davis of Springfield; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, great grandson Jaxson Murphy and brother Shirley Calame.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 10:00 am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Monday, April 30, 2012 from 5-8pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials may be made to the Christian County Senior Center and the Taylorville Food Pantry.