February 1, 1922 ~ April 2, 2013
Robert J. Brunelle, 91, of Fargo, ND, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, under the care of hospice.
Robert was born in Horace, ND on February 1, 1922 to Rose and Alphonse Brunelle. He was educated at St. Joseph’s Academy at Wild Rice, ND.
He married Phyllis Pearson on June 6, 1950 in Des Lacs, ND. They farmed south of Fargo until his retirement. Robert was a man of prayer who loved and lived his Catholic faith. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Order of Foresters, and the Hickson and Horace Senior Citizens.
Robert is survived by his wife, Phyllis; son, Steven (Tammy Jo) and their children: Danielle (Earl) Haskins, Ryan (Amanda) Brunelle, Amy Brunelle and her fiancé, Ryan Semrud, Tyrel Kraft and his fiancé, Christina Toeke, Tanner (Jo Ann) Kraft, daughter, Julie (Timothy) Hoffman and their children; Shannon (Ernest) Tipton, Fr. Jason Signalness, Lauren (Devin) Hillebrand, Ira (Heather) Signalness, Vaughn (Shauna) Hoffman and 13 (soon to be 14) great-grandchildren.
Memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley.