Rodney Jerome Bruns, age 55

July 31, 2014
By

RODNEYBRUNS

Rodney Jerome Bruns, age 55, of Brookville, Indiana died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Ohio.
Born December 29, 1958 in Oxford, Ohio he was the son of the late Jerome Bruns & Betty R. (Lanning) Bruns Martin.
He was a Machinist and had worked for General Electric before becoming disabled. He had also farmed in Franklin County.
He was united in marriage to the former Lauren M. Carle on June 1, 1997, and she survives.
Rodney was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Brookville, as well as the Knights of Columbus Council #1010 of Brookville.
In his leisure time he enjoyed playing board games, with his favorite game being Trouble, according to his girls. He also enjoyed riding ATV’s, tinkering with cars and watching television.
Besides Lauren, his wife of over 17 years, survivors include a son, Tony A. (Tricia) Bruns of Phoenix, Arizona; two daughters, Maggie Bruns and Ellee Bruns both of Brookville; a grandson, Holdin Jerome Bruns; two sisters, Becky (Keith) Lanning of Brookville, Indiana and Pam (Tim) Stein of Oldenburg, Indiana one brother, Greg (Cindy) Bruns of Batavia, Ohio; as well as several nieces & nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his second wife, Jill (Updike) Hofer Bruns.
Rev. Sean Danda will officiate the Funeral Mass on Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:30 A.M., at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Brookville. Following cremation, burial will take place in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery.
Family & friends may visit from 3:00 until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville, where the Rosary will be recited at 6:00 P.M..
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a fund to be established for the benefit of his children. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Jul
28
Tue
6:30 pm Very Blessed Children Preschool ... @ Versailles Baptist Church
Very Blessed Children Preschool ... @ Versailles Baptist Church
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm
Very Blessed Children Preschool will be hosting an open house at Versailles Baptist Church on July 28 starting at 6:30 pm. This will consist of classes for children 3 or 4 years old by August 1, 2015. For more information call Josie Goldsberry at 812-756-2700.
Jul
30
Thu
5:30 pm Hope CANCER SUPPORT GROUP @ United Methodist Church
Hope CANCER SUPPORT GROUP @ United Methodist Church
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm
The Batesville United Methodist Church, in partnership with Margaret Mary Health, will soon be offering a cancer support group whose goal is to ensure access to valuable community resources to those living with cancer. The group will also provide hope, encouragement, education and sanctuary. HOPE will meet on the last Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Batesville United Methodist Church and will feature a guest speaker, time for topic discussion and fellowship. The Batesville community and beyond are invited to attend! The first session is scheduled for Thursday, June 26 and will feature a discussion around the emotional rollercoaster of cancer and the fear of recurrence. For a complete list of monthly topics or for more information, contact Kari Ann Rennekamp of the Margaret Mary Outpatient and Cancer Center at 812.933.3741 or the Batesville United Methodist Church at 812.934.3137.
5:30 pm Money Matters: Becoming an Onlin... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Money Matters: Becoming an Onlin... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join representatives from each of Batesville’s local banks at the Batesville Public Library who will offer tips and personal assistance to master your online and mobile banking! Stop by any time between 5:30 and 7:30 Thursday, July 30 to learn how these online tools can help you manage your accounts, balance your budget, pay your bills, save and more! Feel free to bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone.

View Calendar