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Spec Leonard Gulbronson, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1945
Death: Sep. 7, 2011
Gainesville
Alachua County
Florida, USA

LEONARD C GULBRONSON, SR of Chiefland, FL died at the Malcolm Randall VA Hospital. He was the son of Frank and Alberta Gulbronson and raised in Orlando. Leonard was a U.S. Army veteran and played the trumpet in the U.S. Continental Army Band, the U.S. Army Calvary Band in Ft. Knox, KY and the 26th Army Band in Ft. Hamilton/Ft. Wadsworth, NY. He spent the latter part of his military career as an NCO Club Manager, as well as an Officers Club Manager. He was awarded numerous awards including; the Army Commendation Medal, 6 Good Conduct Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, 3 Vietnam Service Medals, the Army Service Ribbon, 2 Overseas Service Bars, 3 Overseas Service Ribbons, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the M-16 Rifle Expert Badge and the soon to be awarded Presidential Medal Of Honor. He was a former member of the VFW in Chiefland, Kiwanis Club, Masons, American Legion. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank C; brother, Delbert and former wife, Darlene Gulbronson. Surviving is his mother, Alberta Gulbronson of Bowler, WI; wife Brenda; children, Christina Biegun of Jupiter, FL, Tammy High of Stevens Point, WI, Jennifer Priole of West Berlin, NJ, Brenda Gulbronson, Jr. of Boynton Beach, FL and Leonard C. Gulbronson, Jr. of Chiefland FL and brother, Glenn F of Chiefland, FL; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home in Chiefland is serving the family. Funeral services will be September 12, 2011 at St. Albans Episcopal Church of Chiefland. Published in the Orlando Sentinel on September 11, 2011

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SFC Leonard C. Gulbronson Sr.(Ret., United States Army),66, of Chiefland, Fl. was carried away from this world in the arms of angels on September 07,2011 at the Malcom Randall V A Hospital in Gainesville, Fl.
Mr. Gulbronson was born on July 28, 1945 to Frank and Alberta Gulbronson and was raised in Orlando, Fl. After graduating from Maynard Evans High School, Mr.
Gulbronson enlisted in the U.S. Army. There, he played the trumpet in the United States Continental Army Band, the U.S. Army Calvary Band in Ft. Knox, Ky, as well as the 26th Army Band in Ft. Hamilton I Ft. Wadsworth, NY. He spent the latter part of his military career as an NCO Club Manager as well as an Officers Club Manager.
Mr. Gulbronson proudly served his country and was proud of his service in the U.S. Army, to which we all are proud also. In the Army, he was awarded numerous awards
including; the Army Commendation Medal, 6 Good Conduct Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, 3 Vietnam Service Medals, the Army Service Ribbon, 2 Overseas Service Bars, 3 Overseas Service Ribbons, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the M-16 Rifle Expert Badge, and the soon to be awarded Presidential Medal Of Honor. He was a former member of the VFW in Chiefland, Kiwanis Club, Masons, American
Legion. Mr. Gulbronson is the former District Coordinator for the North Florida Council (Boy Scouts) and former business owner. He enjoyed fishing, playing practical jokes,
watching tv, traveling, computers, Huddle House, and eating popcorn. He mostly enjoyed the retired life ... especially after serving three Tours of Duty in Vietnam.
Mr. Gulbronson was preceded in death by his father, Frank C. Gulbronson, brother Delbert Gulbronson, and former wife Darlene Gulbronson.
Mr. Gulbronson is survived by his mother, Alberta Gulbronson of Bowler,Wisconsin; wife Brenda, daughters Christina Biegun of Jupiter.Fl, Tammy High of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Jennifer Priole of West Berlin, NJ, Brenda Gulbronson Jr. of Boynton Be~h,FI, a son, Leonard C. Gulbronson Jr. of Chiefland.Fl., brother, Glenn F. Gulbronson of Chiefland, Fl., and many grand daughters and grand sons, and a great grand child.
A very special thanks is extended to my wife Michelle Gulbronson, CNA Christina Atchison, the VA Hospital in Gainesville, FI ,Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, and Haven Hospice for their care and compassion during this difficult time.
Dad You are gone, but will NEVER be forgotten. Fly with the angels ... for you are free We shall meet again in Heaven. We all love and miss you.
Funeral services will be Monday, Sept 12, 2011 at 2:00 PM at St. Albans Episcopal Church of Chiefland. Visitation will be Monday Sept 12, 2011 from 12 Noon to 1:30pm at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626, 352-493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through our website at www.hiers-baxley.com
 
 
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Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: Dave V
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
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Spec Leonard Gulbronson, Sr
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