Walter C. Braeuninger, 88, of Pawnee passed away on July 24, 2011 at 9:20 p.m. at his residence. He was born on July 28, 1922 on the Braeuninger homestead, Pawnee the son of Charles and Lena Klamm Braeuninger. He was a retired farmer. He was born, lived his whole life as a farmer, and died on the family farm. He was the most loving man, who devoted his life to his loving wife, children, extended family, friends, and neighbors. He had a sense of humor that was like no other, and will be deeply missed by all who had the honor and privilege to know and love him. He was a member of the Christian County Farm Bureau, Twist and Twirl Square Dance Club, attended the Taylorville Methodist Church.
He is survived by his Spouce Cleo Braeuninger, Son Denis (Julie) Braeuninger of Pawnee, Daughters Linda Braeuninger of Collinsville, Karen (Lee) Brockelsby of Edinburg, Cheryl (Bill) Davis of Springfield, Grandchildren Kristen (Tim) Mauldin, Kelly (Justin) Thomas, Leslie Brocklesby, Kirt (Alisa) Brocklesby, Abby Brocklesby, Nathan Davis, Justin (Sarah) Murphy, Shannon (David) Fields, Heather Braeuninger and Drake Braeuninger, Great-Grandchildren Clayton Murphy, Madeling Murphy, Nora Fields, Alder Thomas, Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brothers William and Arthur Braeuninger, Sisters Ruth Dawson, Ada Kerber, Mildred Bishop, Great-Grandson Jaxon Murphy.
Visitation will be Wednesday July 27, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Funeral Services will be Thursday July 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Pastor Rebecca Lembke will be the minister. Memorials can be made to Christian County Senior Citizens center in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville.