April 16, 2021

Stevens County Times

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Deloris Mae (Loehr) Braun

May 20, 1929 ~ May 3, 2020 (age 90)

There will be a private family service for Deloris Braun, lifelong resident of the Morris/Donnelly, Minnesota area. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Morris, Minnesota.

There will be a live stream of Deloris’s service starting at 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.  To view the service, on this page, scroll to the bottom and the service will begin at 11:00.  The funeral service will also be uploaded to our website if you are unable to attend the live stream.

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To protect the health and safety of all, services are currently being limited as required by state and local authorities and the CDC. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available with the obituary on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute that will be available. Check the funeral home website for the latest COVID-19 update.

Deloris Mae Loehr was born on May 20, 1929 in Morris, Minnesota to William and Beatrice (Koster) Loehr.  Deloris grew up in the Morris/Donnelly area and attended school in Morris, graduating with the class of 1947.  On November 22, 1949, she was united in marriage to Donald Braun at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris.  To this union, five children were born.  Deloris and Don owned and operated the Del Monico Restaurant in Morris for many years.  Don passed away on July 12, 1990.  Deloris continued to live in Morris until 2015 when she moved to Burnsville to be closer to her family. 

Deloris stayed busy and took up quilting, making over 200 quilts and winning many ribbons at the county and state fairs.  Deloris was known for her quilting and baking.  She loved to cook and was famous for her Chicken Dumpling Soup.  Most of all, Deloris loved her family. 

Deloris died peacefully on Sunday, May 3, 2020 in Burnsville, Minnesota.  She was 90 years old. 

She is survived by her children: Janice Braun of Apple Valley, Wendy (Paul) Akron of Cedar, Joy (Todd) Gorr of Mound, Michael (Sue) Braun of Backus, and Gary Braun of Princeton; 10 grandchildren: Jason, Derek, Michael, Danielle, Michael, Ashley, Brandon, Amber, Shelby and Mason; great-grandchildren: Aliva, Audrina, Mikaylah, Liam and Brooklyn; step-sister, Marilyn Loehr; step-brother, Bill Loehr; and many nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald; parents, Beatrice and William; she was the last of the Loehrs. 

Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in care of arrangements for Deloris.