Donald "Don" Bruns


Donald “Don” Bruns, 84, Fargo, ND died on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Sanford Health, Fargo.

Donald Arthur Burns was born on July 25, 1927 at Stirum, ND to Arthur and Matilda (Luttman) Bruns. He grew up on the family farm and attended country school. He was drafted into the US Army serving in Korea. Don married Donna Mae Boll in 1954. They moved to West Fargo, ND in 1960. Donna died in 1968. He worked for Massey Ferguson for many years until his retirement in the early 1980’s.

He is survived by four children, Deanna (Ron) Brakke, Sheldon, ND, Donovan Bruns, Fargo, Denise (Tim) Martin, Fargo, Darin Bruns, Fargo; four grandchildren, Andrea (Michael) Feske, Cynthia (Clint) Arndt, Daniel Smeltzer, and Timothy Martin; three great-grandchildren, Christopher, Samuel and Jakobe; two sisters, Vivian (Abe) Penner, Fargo and Audrey Bruns, Gwinner, ND.

Don was preceded in death by his wife; sister, Margie Meyer; and daughter, Debbie Rheault.

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