Donald Eugene Bruns


October 25, 1930 - January 20, 2013


Donald Eugene Bruns was born October 25, 1930 to Herman and Gertrude (Marquardt) Bruns in Spencer. He grew up and attended school in Spencer.  He worked with his dad in the produce business until being drafted into the service during the Korean War.  On February 20, 1955 he married Leatrice Burnham.  Don owned Bruns Plumbing and Electric for numerous years and then was a full time mail carrier until retiring in January 1994.  Don and Leatrice loved to travel and he was an avid golfer.

He is survived by his wife, Leatrice, Edgewood Vista, Sioux Falls; one daughter, Beth (Greg) Kayser, Emery; one sister, Marge Voigt, Sioux Falls; seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Brad, two sisters: Helen and Ona and brother, Darwin.


Wednesday, January 23, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hettinger-Bittner Funeral Chapel
Emery, South Dakota


Thursday, January 24, 2013
11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
Spencer, South Dakota


Kayser Cemetery
Emery, South Dakota

Posted by Barry and Mary Bruns on January 22, 2013
We are saddened by the loss of Don. Losing one's father creates a void in life that is never quite filled, as we both know. Memories help lessen the absence. May God wrap you all in His loving arms.
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