John J. Branas, 67, Portage, passed away Saturday.
He was born in Portage, son of the late John and Stella (Witkoski) Branas. Surviving are sisters: Valeria Musial, Josephine Straczek and Pauline Gruss; a brother, Joseph "Sonny" Branas; and his companion, Andrea Sims. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Father Andrew Draper, TOR, celebrant. Committal will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Portage.