Linus U. "Brownie" Braun, 77, and his wife, Virginia D. "Ginny" Braun, 72, Fort Recovery, Ohio, both passed away September 6, 2013 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton Ohio from injuries sustained from an auto accident in Auglaize County. He was born June 5, 1936, in St. Peter, Ohio, to the late Stephen and Rosella (Minnich) Braun. She was born September 28, 1940 in St. Marys, Ohio, to the late Edward and Mary (Baker) Winhover. They were married May 13, 1961, at St. Marys, Ohio. Surviving is a son, Mike (Mandy) Braun, Bristol, IN; 3 granddaughters - Renee, Megan and Miranda; 2 son-in-laws, Jeff Droesch of Fort Loramie, OH, and Hal Wolfe of Cincinnati, OH. Also surviving are his four sisters, Esther Marchal of Portland, IN, LaDonna (Carl) VanDenBosch of Coldwater, OH, Rita Heyne of Celina, OH, Linda (Don) Dues of Coldwater, OH; his two brothers, Ivo Braun of Portland, IN, Carl (Judie) Braun of Celina, OH; and her three sisters, Diane Rosenbeck, Sandy Howard, and Judy Weaver all of St. Marys, Ohio and his sister-in-law, Vi (Jerry) Pleiman of Dayton, OH. Deceased are two daughters, Chris Wolfe and Robin Droesch, his sister, Marcene Burris, and brother, Virgil "Shorty" Braun and her brother-in-law, Arnold Rosenbeck. He retired from J & M Manufacturing, Fort Recovery, and worked as a part time custodian at Fort Recovery Carwash, Fort Recovery. He enjoyed cutting wood, making wine and horseradish then sharing it with family and friends. Ginny enjoyed bowling, cooking, and playing cards with family and friends. Linus was a member of the Fort Recovery Progressive Sportsman Club, Fort Recovery. They both were members of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, Ohio where Linus ushered for many years. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Wednesday at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, with Fr. Thomas Dorn celebrating. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery, St. Peter, Ohio. Calling is 2-8 pm Tuesday and 9-10 am Wednesday at Brockman - Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. Contributions may be directed to their grandchildren's education fund.