Obituaries — March 5, 2013 4:09 pm

Obituary – Darrell Bruning

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Wisner — Darrell Bruning, 71, Wisner, died March 7, 2013, at the Providence Medical Center, Wayne.

Visitation and Vigil services were March 10 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Wisner, and continued Monday at the church, prior to services.

The Funeral Mass was March 11 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Wisner.

Interment was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Minnick Funeral Home, Wisner, was in charge of the arrangements.

Darrell George Bruning was born June 6, 1941, at Yankton, S.D., to Vincent and Evelyn (Suing) Bruning.  He was baptized and confirmed at Sts. Philip and James Catholic Church, St. James. Darrell attended and graduated from Holy Trinity Catholic School, Hartington. He married Nancy Giese Sept. 22, 1962, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Wayne. While living in Wayne, he worked for Roy Coryell Chevrolet. The couple moved to Wisner and Darrell was employed at Al Sundahl Chevrolet and later went to work for Einung Concrete, later called Husker Concrete. After Husker Concrete was purchased by Gerhold Concrete, he worked in Columbus for approximately five years. He has operated Bruning Repair and Wrecker Service for the last several years. Darrell also delivered the Sunday Omaha World Herald for over 40 years.

Darrell was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and was a former member of the Wisner Volunteer Fire Department.

Darrell enjoyed bowling, golfing, shuffleboard and especially spending time with the children, grandchildren and wrecker calls.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Bruning, Wisner; children and their families, Mike and wife, Sandra Bruning, San Marino, Calif., and children, Lauren, Allison and Nicole; Michelle and husband, Mark Kreikemeier, Snyder, and children, Whitney Waterman, Tyson Waterman and fiancée Tamara; Kris and husband, Dwight Brahmer, Wisner, and children, Alex, Andrew, Adam and Ashley; David and wife, Susie Bruning, Lincoln, and daughter, Aubrey; Amy Bruning, Wisner; Anne and husband, Gary McBride, Wisner, and children, Ryan, Tyler and Aidan; and Keri Tienke, Omaha; brothers and sisters and their spouses, Don and Carol Bruning, Hartington; Dorothy and Bob Haage, Mead; Jerry and Marlyce Bruning, Coleridge; Chuck Bruning, Hartington; and Carol Ann Wortmann, Hartington.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, one in infancy, and Jim; and brother-in-law, Dave Wortmann.

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