Rodney Jerome Bruns, age 55

July 31, 2014
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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

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