Virgil A. “Rosey” Braun

Virgil A. “Rosey” Braun
Date of Birth: November 29, 1939
Died on: April 14, 2019

Virgil A. “Rosey” Braun, 79, of Aberdeen, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at his residence.

Virgil A. Braun was born November 29, 1939, in rural Ipswich, SD to Andrew A. and Magdelena (Sitter) Braun. At a young age, Rosey moved with his family to Mina, SD, where he was raised.  He attended school in Ipswich, SD and graduated from Ipswich High School with the Class of 1958.  Rosey then started working for Hales Construction.  Later, he became the owner and operator of his own trucking company.

Virgil was united in marriage to Myrna H. Sager in Aberdeen on September 25, 1982.  The couple made Aberdeen their home, where in 1999, Rosey began driving truck for Consolidated Ready Mix.  He and Myrna raised a daughter and shared 21 years of marriage before she passed away on December 12, 2003.  Rosey continued to reside in Aberdeen until the time of his death.  

Grateful for sharing in Rosey’s life are his daughter, Kim (Harry Jr.) Jensen of New Underwood, SD; four grandchildren:  Travis Jensen, Justin Jensen, Jessica Zelfer and Cody Jensen; 12 great-grandchildren; three brothers:  Robert G. (Kandace) Braun of Mina, SD, and Donald F. (Elaine) Braun and Albert A. Braun, both of Chandler, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrna; his parents, Andrew and Magdelena; and one sister, Gladys Delvaux.



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