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 Dale A. Bruning

Dale A. Bruning

Robinson, Brown County, Kansas, USA
Death 21 Nov 2013 (aged 86)
Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri, USA
Burial Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA
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Chapel Oaks Funeral Home

Dale A. Bruning
(October 31, 1927 - November 21, 2013)

Dale A. Bruning, 86, of Hiawatha, died early Thursday morning, November 21, 2013, at Valley Manor in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.
Dale was born on the family farm north of Robinson, October 31, 1927, one of two children of Curtiz and Ruby Shupbach Bruning and was a lifelong Brown County resident. He grew up on the farm, attended country school near there, prior to graduating from Hiawatha High School with the class of 1945. Dale was an US Army veteran of World War II, discharged in 1947, at the rank of T-5. He returned to the Robinson area where he farmed and raised livestock.

Dale was a member of Wenger Post #373, Powhattan American Legion. He also was a member of Masonic Lodge #35, AF&AM, of Hiawatha; and involved with numerous other Masonic bodies.

He married Arletta Peck, February 17, 1952, at Horton. They retired from the farm to Hiawatha in 1978. She died December 24, 2010. Dale was also preceded in death by his parents; and a sister Leila Long.

Survivors include a son Alan (Karen) Bruning of Excelsior Springs; three grandchildren: Stephanie Barnes (John Cameron), Andre Bruning, Joshua Bruning; a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins including Lucille Hawks of Hiawatha.

Graveside services are planned for 2 p.m. Monday, November 25, at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha. Shane Spangler will officiate. Masonic committal services will be conducted by Masonic Lodge #35, AF&AM of Hiawatha. Military Honors will be a courtesy of the Brown County Veterans Honor Guard.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 12 noon Sunday. The family will meet with friends one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morrill Free Public Library which may be sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S 7th St., 66434.

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  • Created by: Joanne Scobee Morgan
  • Added: 17 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100830810
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dale A. Bruning (31 Oct 1927–21 Nov 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100830810, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Joanne Scobee Morgan (contributor 46991706) .