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Ervin "Erv" Brunick
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1919
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2009
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Ervin "Erv" Brunick, 89, of Sioux Falls, SD died Monday December 1, at the Sanford Hospice Cottage in Sioux Falls.

Erv was born December 8, 1919 in Vermillion, SD to Alfred and Inga (Paulson) Brunick, he attended Clay County Rural School, Meckling High School and was attending the University of South Dakota in Vermillion before entering the Army in 1942.

He married Bess Nicholson on May 30, 1942 in Abilene, TX, and spent 3 years as a Code Radio Operator with the 36 th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron. As a Troop Commanding Sergeant, he received Battle Stars for Rhineland and Central Germany and was awarded the Bronze Star.

Ervin completed his degree work at USD in 1946 and spent a number of years in sales work before entering the Postal Service in 1966, retiring in 1984.

He was a member of the Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, the American Legion, and a life member of the VFW Post 628.

He is survived by his wife Bess, a son Larry (Barbara) of Rosemount, MN, a daughter Elaine (Harold) Yeo of Los Osos, CA, four grandsons; Andrew and Scott Brunick, John and Adam Yeo, a brother Sidney Brunick of Vermillion, and two sisters; Ardis Hammerquist of Bend, OR, and Natalie (Bob) Johnson of Vermillion.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Monday, December 7 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Meckling Cemetery rural Meckling, SD at 1:00 pm.
Family links: 
  Alfred Martin Brunick (1887 - 1959)
  Inga Brunick (1892 - 1982)
  Charles O. Brunick (1913 - 1999)*
  Arnold A. Brunick (1915 - 1966)*
  Sidney W Brunick (1917 - 2011)*
  Ervin Brunick (1919 - 2009)
  Ardis D Brunick Hammerquist (1922 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Meckling Cemetery
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Dec 11, 2010
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 Added: Dec. 11, 2010

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