Aline Braun

Aline L. Braun, 65, of Decatur, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born April 9, 1952 in Fontainebleau, France to Joseph J. and Mirena E. (Moggia) Kopacz. She married Thomas F. Braun on April 17, 1971.

She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Jeremy (Melissa) Braun of Monroe; and Jason (Julie) Braun of Decatur; a daughter, Danielle Miller of Decatur; a brother, Patrick Kopacz of Decatur; a sister, Liliane Urick of Monroeville; a sister-in-law, Danielle Guillot of LeMesnil-Saint Denis, France; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Matthew R. Braun on May 15, 1987; and two brothers, Michel and Claude Guillot.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur with calling one hour prior in the parish hall. Father Bob J. Lengerich will officiate. Burial will take place in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Arrangements provided by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home. To sign the guest book, visit