Wayne Edward Braun, age 64, of Lake Villa, died Friday, January 23, 2009, at his home.
He was born August 4, 1944, in Chicago to Henry F. and Frieda (Stilke) Braun. On September 26, 1964, Wayne married Mary R. Fasano in Round Lake.
A resident of Lake Villa for the past 20 years, he was a former resident of Round Lake for 35 years.
Prior to retirement, he was employed by Cambridge Mobile Homes for 32 years.
An avid coin collector, Wayne also enjoyed restoring and selling antiques, gardening and the outdoors. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary; two children, Gina Frisell of Lake Villa and Wayne C. (Belinda) Braun of McHenry; four grandchildren, Amber and Aaron Braun, and Katelyn and Nico Frisell; a brother, Henry Braun of Eustis, Florida; a sister, Laurie (Bob) Olson of Oviedo, Florida; and two brothers-in-law, Terry (Nora) Fasano and Mike (Kathy) Fasono, all of Lindenhurst
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 2009, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake. Friends may visit with the family from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital Memorials and Honors Program Memphis, TN 38105-9956 would be appreciated by the family.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com . For information, call the funeral home at 847-546-3300.