July 24, 1939 ~ April 6, 2010
Gerald A. Bruns, 70 of Fargo, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
Jerry was born on July 24, 1939 in Stanley, ND to John and Madeline (Brick) Bruns. He graduated as Valedictorian from Hannaford High School in 1957 and graduated from Minot State Teachers College with a degree in Hotel Management. Jerry worked at the Townhouse Motel in Fargo for 20 years and was also employed at NDSU and the FargoDome. He married Annette Loegering on June 12, 1971 at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fargo. He enjoyed watching sports, golfing, pitching horseshoes, playing cards and games on the computer and spending time with his family, especially playing games with his grandchildren. He was an active member of St. Mary's Cathedral as an usher and spending hours at Eucharistic Adoration.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lorraine Amundson; brother, John Bruns and by his granddaughter, Amber Ruona.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Annette of Fargo; daughters, Marijo (Jason) Schwengler of Fargo, Debra (Benjamin) Ruona of Fargo, Brenda (Alexander) Anderson of Wichita, KS; grandchildren, Jacob, Andrew and Simon Schwengler, Matthew Ruona, Adam and Eric Anderson; sisters, Audrey (Jim) Haugen of Winthrop, WA, Mary (Phil) Raekes of Kennewick, WA; brothers, Duane (Verlyn) Bruns of Rochester, MN, Robert (Dolly) Bruns of Lake Stevens, WA, Raymond Bruns of Fargo and many nieces, nephews and friends.