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Lisa A. Braun, 47, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 6:40 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born on March 8, 1965, in Lima, to Ralph I. and Carolyn K. Cogsweel Reed. Her father and stepmother, Marge, survive in Lima. Her mother survives in Elida, and her stepfather, Jerry Smith, preceded her in death.
On Dec. 25, 1991, she married Garry A. Braun, and he survives her in Wapakoneta.
She is also survived by her daughter, Lexis Nichole Braun of Wapakoneta; three stepchildren, Lindsay (Jeremy) Sargent and Jesse Braun, both of Wapakoneta, and Larrissa Colgate of Kentucky; four stepgrandchildren; four siblings; three nieces; two nephews; her mother-in-law; nine brothers- and sisters-in-law; 29 nieces and nephews; her special friend.
She was preceded in death by her fathers-in-law.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Patrick Slonaker officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in St. John Cemetery in Freyburg.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Auglaize County Humane Society or to the St. Joseph Church Renovation Fund.