Lilias Arlene Bruns, 85, Moorhead, MN died on Saturday April 4, 2020 at Eventide assisted by Hospice.
Lilias was born February 23, 1935 in Cooperstown, ND to Carrie and Edwin Dahl. She graduated from Cooperstown High school and Attended Valley City College. She lived in Cooperstown; that is where she met and married John (Dean) George Bruns Jr. on Oct. 15, 1955. They moved to Moorhead where she worked for 21 years at Moose Lodge, Northwestern Bell, Micro Records, and Dakota Photographics after her retirement she volunteered at the VA Hospital 18 years receiving the 4000-hour pin. More importantly, she was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, attending the many various sporting events for her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed shopping, bingo and family gatherings.
She is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband John, infant daughter Cynthia; three brothers, Duane, Dallas and Darwin.
Lilias is survived by five sons, David (Judy) Audubon, MN, Mark Moorhead, MN, Wayne (Gerri) Grand Rapids, MN, Neil (Janell) Baltimore, MD, Daniel (Theresa) Fargo, ND; two daughters, Diana (Jerry) Bahe, Glyndon, MN, Nancy (Terry) Supler Moorhead, MN; and 16 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Vasfaret Fargo, ND.
There will be a private service and burial at Holy Cross Cemetery Fargo.