OBITUARY

Erich Fredrick Bruns

November 9, 1951January 5, 2019
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Erich Fredrick Bruns, 67, of Greencastle passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019, at his residence.

Erich was born in Elgen, Illinois on November 9, 1951, the son of Robert and Gertrude (Bartsch) Bruns, and attended Illinois Schools.

Mr. Bruns owned and operated Bruns Concrete, and built a strong family business in Central Indiana. He was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed playing poker with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Loretta Bruns, Greencastle; three children, Robert Coffey, Brazil, Crystal Bruns, Greencastle, and Erich Bruns, (Denise Fish), Greencastle; six grandchildren, Kayla, Bobby Jr., and Skylar Coffey, Autumn and Noah Knox, and Cade Bruns; a great granddaughter, Luna RayLynn Coffey; a brother, David Bruns, (Renee), of Arizona; five sisters, Connie Koren, Stacy Wernet, Jamie York, Holly Abraham, (John), and Trisha Williams, (Brent), all of Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Terri Purlia; and a brother, Bobby Bruns. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Visitation will take place from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday. A cremation will take place at a later date.

Memories may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Erich Fredrick Bruns

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Debra Bruns

January 8, 2019

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Rick will be greatly missed. Love you all.
Debbie, Heather, Chris, Kai and Cam

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