Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
Herbert Joseph Bruns, 75, formerly of Philothea and a resident of Baytown, Texas, died June 27, 2014.
He was born in St. Henry on May 13, 1939, to Victor and Regina Albers Bruns. On Dec. 1, 1962, he married Bette Craven, who is deceased. On Dec. 2, 1995, he married Lenora Harryman, who survives in Baytown.
Also surviving are three sons, Robert (Teresa) Bruns, Holland, Mich., John Bruns, Albuquerque, N.M., and Paul Bruns, Albuquerque; a stepdaughter, Cara Patton; a stepson, Michael (Shawanda) Aymes; four grandchildren, Samuel, Jacob, Molly and Sophie Bruns; three stepgrandchildren, Mason, Amanda, and Shalley Aymes; a sister, Dorothy Bruns, St. Henry; and a brother-in-law, James Yeager, Jacksonville, Fla.
Deceased are four siblings, Rita (Gene) Dues, Paul (Rita) Bruns, David (Susannah) Bruns and Mary Yeager.
He graduated from Coldwater High School in 1957, International Business College, Fort Wayne, Ind., and the University of Albuquerque. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a practicing CPA for TLC Corporation, Houston, before retirement.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Baytown.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Philothea. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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