ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our husband and father, Jon Branaum, 73 years old, born on July 25, 1947, and passed away peacefully on February 24, 2021 surrounded by loved ones at home after an 8-year battle with Lou Gerhig’s Disease (ALS). We will remember him forever.
Posted by Joo Sup Park on March 19, 2021
Dear beloved Jon,
“Peace be with you” (John 20:19, 21, 26)
You were a precious child of God and great disciple of Jesus Christ. And you were a real gentleman in USA. Our Lord knows that you have devoted yourself for the kingdom of God and this nation and church. I respect you.
Above all whenever I visited you, you welcomed me even though your body was uncomfortable.
I will remember your lovely look and soft smile forever. Yonmi and your good sons- Isaac, Paul loved you. I will always pray for them.
Thank you. Bless you.
Grace and love in Christ.
Rev. Joseph Park
Posted by Alejandro Samayoa on March 18, 2021

Dear Branaum family,

I was honored to have met Mr. Branaum and his family and to have shared valuable time with them. John was a very brave man of God with a strong faith, and a passion for our Lord Jesus Christ. I learned to communicate with him through his sight. His smile would inspire faith and would light up his room. His departure from earth has left a void on those that shared incredible memories with him, but we know for sure he’s won the good fight and has met with his Savior, whom we shall reunite with when our time comes.

Mrs. Branaum and sons, you are not alone. Our God will always be by your side to aid, protect, support and strengthen you in times of pain.

Our sincere condolences from my family and I.

God bless you always!
Alejandro Samayoa and family.

Psalm 125:1

They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.

Posted by David Lee on March 17, 2021
John is my big brother-in-law I loved the most. He spent his whole life loving and devoted to America and his family. I will remember him forever and I will always pray for him. I love you!
David Lee

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Posted by Joo Sup Park on March 19, 2021
Dear beloved Jon,
“Peace be with you” (John 20:19, 21, 26)
You were a precious child of God and great disciple of Jesus Christ. And you were a real gentleman in USA. Our Lord knows that you have devoted yourself for the kingdom of God and this nation and church. I respect you.
Above all whenever I visited you, you welcomed me even though your body was uncomfortable.
I will remember your lovely look and soft smile forever. Yonmi and your good sons- Isaac, Paul loved you. I will always pray for them.
Thank you. Bless you.
Grace and love in Christ.
Rev. Joseph Park
Posted by Alejandro Samayoa on March 18, 2021

Dear Branaum family,

I was honored to have met Mr. Branaum and his family and to have shared valuable time with them. John was a very brave man of God with a strong faith, and a passion for our Lord Jesus Christ. I learned to communicate with him through his sight. His smile would inspire faith and would light up his room. His departure from earth has left a void on those that shared incredible memories with him, but we know for sure he’s won the good fight and has met with his Savior, whom we shall reunite with when our time comes.

Mrs. Branaum and sons, you are not alone. Our God will always be by your side to aid, protect, support and strengthen you in times of pain.

Our sincere condolences from my family and I.

God bless you always!
Alejandro Samayoa and family.

Psalm 125:1

They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.

Posted by David Lee on March 17, 2021
John is my big brother-in-law I loved the most. He spent his whole life loving and devoted to America and his family. I will remember him forever and I will always pray for him. I love you!
David Lee
his Life
Jon was born on Jul 25, 1947, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the son of George Maurice Branaum and Ida Lucille (Aeschliman) Branaum, who preceded him in death. He was married on Mar 9, 1985, in Seoul, South Korea, to Yonmi Lee. 
Jon served our nation for over 40 years as a U.S. Air Force servicemember and civilian national intelligence officer. He was a graduate of the University of Maryland and Defense Intelligence College. He proudly supported our country during the Vietnam War and on countless other occasions. Most of all, he was a dedicated family man whose passion for God and country was only surpassed by his love for family and laughter.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Yonmi Branaum of the home; three children, Christine Branaum-Brosius (David) of Los Angeles, CA, Isaac Branaum of the home, and Paul Branaum of the home; one sister, Debbie Clark of Katy, TX; one sister-in-law, Beverly Branaum of Columbia, MO, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by one sister, Pamela Lent, and his twin brother, Don Branaum.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 PM on Mar 20, 2021, at Christ Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Church or the ALS Association: http://web.alsa.org/site/TR/Personal/General?px=8588426&pg=personal&fr_id=10054

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