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Obituary for John Giovanni Branz

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John Giovanni Branz

June 19, 1944 - April 20, 2014

John Giovanni Branz, 69, passed April 20, 2014, a son of Dr. Louis & Josephine Branz, he was born in Clovis, New Mexico.
He graduated from Ogden High School and attended Weber State College for two years.
On April 20, 2014 we said goodbye to our loving father and grandfather. We rest assured knowing he had been received by our Lord and Father in heaven.
John enjoyed and found great success in the clothing retail business. Starting just out of high school in 1966, John was named department manager of the Red Carpet Shop in downtown Ogden. In 1971 Carl Buehler, Rod Dunn, and John Branz formed Buehler-Dunn-Branz Men’s Suit & Tie retail store. During his retirement John stayed active developing and managing real estate.
Other than business John loved meeting new people. He was social, welcoming, and friendly to everyone. John was loved by his family and friends very much, and will be greatly missed. Forever rest in peace Daddy! We love you.
A special thanks to all of our Dads friends in A.A. for their loving support.
John is survived by his son, Nick Branz, daughter, Jeannie Branz, grand-daughter, Kaitlyn Branz, ex-wife and forever friend Pennie Branz, brother, Rod Branz, sisters, Jodi (Brian) Hoskins and Vickie Maughn.
John is preceded in death by parents, Louis and Josephine Branz, brother, Stephen Branz, nephew, Steve Branz, and brother-in-law, Mike Maughn.
An Open House Memorial will be held at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 – 36th St, Ogden, on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Date: Friday, April 25, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403


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Born: June 19, 1944
Died: April 20, 2014

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Dyanne Murdoch posted on 5/8/14

Jeannie,NIck, and Mom, I was so sad to hear of your Dad's passing. I have such fond memories of sleepovers at his place. Going to the mall to see him and we had such a wonderful childhood memories whether there or at your Mom's. I pray you are blessed with comfort and peace at this sad time. All my love. Dyanne Dabb Murdoch


Chris Gerritsen posted on 4/26/14

I was very shocked and saddened to hear of John's passing. I have many great memories of working for John, in the seventies, at Buehler Dunn & Branz. Great times and people. My deepest condolences and best wishes for Rod, Vickie, Jodie, Penny and family. Chris


arla hammon faulkner posted on 4/26/14

So many good memories of working with John at Buehler-Dunn-Branz, my condolence to his family. arla


arla hammon faulkner posted on 4/26/14

So many good memories of working with John at Buehler-Dunn-Branz, my condolence to his family, I know he will be missed. John loved his family. arla


RaNae Woodland posted on 4/25/14

I was so sad to hear of Johns passing. Lots of Memories going back to all those years of working @ Buehler, Dunn and Branz with John. Sending my sympathy to all of you! Love to you all whom I felt all of you were like family! God Bless, RaNae


cove mitchell posted on 4/24/14

I will miss my friend John. I'm heart broken to say the least. We go back to 1981 and I worked for him in my 20's. Gods bless you my friend.


Chuck and Judee Stanley posted on 4/24/14

Dear Family, We were surprised to see John's obituary in the paper (on-line), and we are sad to think he is gone. So many memories of the "downtown years." We forget how much time has passed. We send our love and thoughts to all of you. Love, Judee and Chuck Stanley, Idaho Falls


Madeline Pappas Coleman posted on 4/24/14

My deepest condolence for your loss of John at such an early age. May all his memories always be cherished. He was also so much fun, and always so willing to go the extra mile for for anyone any time. To Vickie, I know you two were close, so, my prayers and thoughts are with you.