James Ray Braun, 86, of Wallace, ID passed away on December 20, 2022 at Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg, ID. James was born on August 12, 1936 in Strausburg, ND, a son of the late Bernard and Magdeline (Gardner) Braun.
After graduating high school, James enlisted in the US Air Force. He was an entrepreneur and had owned several business and transmission shops. He enjoyed riding snowmobiles, camping, fishing, and playing cards.
Survivors include three sons, Scott Braun of Kalispell, MT, Brian Braun of Seattle, WA and Brandan Mountain of Wallace, ID; two daughters, Brenda Hancock of North Bend, WA and Vicky Mori of Ocean Shores; two grandchildren, Laura Hancock and Alora Mountain; a brother, Michael Braun of Venturia, ND; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation has taken place and services will be held at the Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 2:00 PM.
Memories of James and messages of condolence may be shared with his family online at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com. Shoshone Funeral Services, Kellogg, is assisting the Braun family with arrangements.