February 25, 1930 - April 9, 2015
Myrl W. Brunn, age 85, of Elk Mound, WI died on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Syverson Lutheran Home in Eau Claire, WI. Myrl William Brunn was born on February 25, 1930 in Menomonie to Herman and Loretta (Backhaus) Brunn. He graduated from Menomonie High School in 1948. He was a proud member of the WI Army National Guard from 1947 – 1989. Myrl married Janice L. Herman on December 28, 1961 in Menomonie, WI. They lived in Ft. Lewis, WA and Ft. Benning, GA before moving to Elk Mound, WI where he ran Brunn’s Barber Shop for over 50 years. He also drove school bus for Elk Mound schools for 28 years. He enjoyed playing cards, dancing, camping and following Elk Mound High School sports. He was a member of the Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church in Elk, Mound, and American Legion Post 37. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. Myrl is survived by two daughters: Jinny (Don) Thompson-Orsburne of Elk Mound, Dianna (Gary) McBride-Smith of Catlin, IL; seven grandchildren: Robert (Catherine) Thompson of Lewis, WI, David Thompson of Eau Claire, Donald (Glenda) Nelson of Eau Claire, Tamara LaPointe of Eau Claire, Reese, Kathryn and Alexis Smith of Catlin, IL; eight great-grandchildren: Jessica, Samantha, Patrick, Myreeah, Justin, Blake, Nevada and Taylor; one great-great-granddaughter Lyla; one sister Gail Krause of Menomonie; two nephews Donald Krause of Colfax, James Krause of Menomonie, one great-nephew Dalton Krause. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Janice, son Michael Brunn, sisters, Elaine Iverson and Marion Brunn. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 17 at Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church in Elk Mound with Pastor Mary Eide officiating. Burial will be in Spring Brook Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Spring Brook, Dunn Co., WI with military honors by Menomonie Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the church. Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, WI is serving the family.
Myrl W. Brunn, age 85, of Elk Mound, WI died on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Syverson Lutheran Home in Eau Claire, WI. Myrl William Brunn was born on February 25, 1930 in Menomonie to Herman and Loretta (Backhaus) Brunn. He graduated from Menomonie... View Obituary & Service Information
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