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Richard Bruning

1926 - 2020

Richard Howard Bruning age 94 of Rogers City passed away December 8, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena.

He was born June 30, 1926 in Moltke Township to Edward and Lena (Domke) Bruning.

Mr. Bruning was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moltke in 1940. He married Delores Karsten on April 27, 1996 at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Richard is survived by his wife, Delores; three daughters, Janice (Lee) Andrews of Jenison, Sally (Anthony) Schepis of Perry and Karen (Thomas) Hesselschwerdt of Grand Rapids; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two step children, Cheryl (Paul) Derry of Alpena and Michael (Andrea) Baker of Moltke; six step grandchildren; one step great grandchild; brother, Neil Bruning; and sister, Joyce Baska.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday, December 11th from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moltke Township on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of his funeral at 11 a.m. with Pastor David Weirauch officiating. Rogers City VFW Post 607 will offer a military tribute at church immediately following.

Inurnment will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Owosso at a later date.

Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church in memory of Richard Bruning.

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Richard Bruning – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI