Age 85, passed away April 20, 2019. Mary was born May 21, 1933, in Adams Friendship, WI, to Eldon and Marjorie Payne. She married Philip R. Braund on March 14, 1953, in Hustler, WI. In 1975, she moved to Lafayette, IN, and moved to Alma, MI, in 2013.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband in 2007, as well as her sister, Catherine Payne; a grandchild; a great-grandchild and her parents. She is survived by: daughters, Debra Northrup and Chari (husband, Mark) Lambeth, both of Alma; sons, Eric (wife, Carole) Braund of Lafayette and Randy (wife, Melissa) Braund of Alexandria, MN; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn (Ray) Stafford, Arline (Gene) Berg and Bonnie (John) Erickson; brothers, Dave, Paul, Bob and Jim Payne.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, in the auditorium at Sunnyside Intermediate School, 530 N. 26th Street, Lafayette, Indiana. Interment will follow in Spring Vale Cemetery. Her family will receive friends at the school, two hours prior to the funeral service. Memorial contributions may be made to Masonic Pathways in memory of Marilyn Braund.