Donald “Don” Paul Branine, 79, Ogallah, died Friday, March 15, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born March 20, 1939, in Wichita to Paul D. and Jenny “Marie” (Ludwick) Branine. He was a 1956 graduate of Douglass High School.

He married Norma Shaver on Nov. 10, 1956. He later married Carol Hughes on July 19, 1984. She preceded him in death. He was owner of Don Branine Chevy Olds in Winfield in 1970.

Survivors include a son, Don Branine, Osage City; two stepsons, Danny and Scott Hughes; three daughters, Linda Herbers, Ogallah, Shirley Lundrey, Rose Hill, and Connie Baer, Andover; a brother, Roger Branine; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson.

Gravesides services will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Mulvane Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Memorials are suggested to Warsaw Senior Center in care of the funeral home.

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