Saturday, December 20th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Wilfred Bruns
  Wilfred August Bruns, 88, Winter Haven, Fla., died Dec. 18, 2008, at Good Shepherd Hospice of Auburndale, Fla.
He was born in 1920 in St. Henry to Clara and William Bruns. On Dec. 20, 1944, he married Alvira "Vera" M. Wenning, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Kenneth (Virginia), Cleveland, and Gary, Shreveport; two daughters, Rebecca Niemeyer, Upland, Calif., and Bonita (Terence) Neff, Mansfield; two brothers, Owen (Elizabeth), Brookville, and Eugene (Eileen), Burkettsville; a sister, Eileen Braun, Kettering; a sister-in-law, Agnes Bruns, Maria Stein; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Bernard and Stanley Bruns; two sisters, Loneta Hickey, and Patricia Niekamp; and a son-in-law, David Niemeyer.
He had worked at Minster Machine Company as a machinist until 1957. He owned and operated Bruns Nite Club, Burkettsville, and was a Snap-On Tools franchise dealer for 24 years. He served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during WW II on the USS SC 742 and the destroyer escort USS Bunch. He was a member of Saint Ann's Catholic Church of Haines City, Fla., the American Legion, VFW, Destroyer Escort Association, the Moose Lodge, Knights of Columbus and Elks Club.
Funeral service with military honors is 10 a.m. today at the church.
Calling was yesterday at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, Haines City.
Contributions can be made to local hospice facilities or masses can be said in memory of Wilfred A. Bruns.
Condolences can be left at Oakridgefuneralcare.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Thursday Night
68°
Thunderstorms Likely
96%
Friday
87°
Chance Thunderstorms
54%
Friday Night
70°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
17%
Saturday
88°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
22%
Saturday Night
67°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
19%
Sunday
88°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Sunday Night
71°
Partly Cloudy
14%
Monday
88°
Partly Sunny
14%
Monday Night
70°
Partly Cloudy
14%
Tuesday
87°
Chance Thunderstorms
26%
Tuesday Night
68°
Chance Thunderstorms
25%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d
camera_logo Photo Albums
Saturday, August 16
index pict
video_logoOnline Video
Sunday, July 27
index pict
2014 Celina Lake Festival