Conrad (Connie) J. Braun, Jr.

Conrad (Connie) J. Braun, Jr. passed away unexpectedly at the KU Medical Center on July 12, 2019.

He was born on January 8, 1932, in Kansas City, Kansas, as the son of Conrad and Josephine Braun. He graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1950 and went on to earn his degree from Baker University in 1956.

At Baker University, he was a member and President of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and played both varsity basketball and football. He served in the United States Army for 2 years following college.

He married Phyllis Flickinger on August 12, 1956. They were married for 63 years. She survives at the home. Other survivors include a son, Stanley, of Baldwin City, and a son, Martin and his wife Terry, and three grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, and Katherine, all of Baldwin City.

Mr. Braun was a science teacher at Baldwin High School where he also coached varsity basketball. He produced several state championship teams during his coaching years. After retiring, he drove the school bus where he loved the children and kept up with many of his former students.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

The family suggests memorials to the Dr. Stanley and Marguerite Flickinger Scholarship Fund, in care of: Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, 66006.

Private graveside services will be held at a future date.