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Hockemeyer Funeral Home

17629 State Road 37, Harlan, IN

OBITUARY

Rick Allen Bruns

February 3, 1953January 25, 2020
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Rick Allen Bruns, 66, of New Haven, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at his home. Born in Fort Wayne on February 3, 1953, he was a son of the late Herbert M. and Audrey M. (Hetrick) Bruns. Rick married Karen L. (Reindel) Bruns on November 15, 1975. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkid and going to their sporting events. He also enjoyed watching Purdue and reading westerns. Rick is survived by his wife; daughters, Molly (Curtis) Wietfeldt and Lisa (Andrew) Gallmeyer, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Joshua & Benjamin Wietfeldt, Taylor Smith, Brooklynn and Caleb Gallmeyer; sisters, Donna (John) Rekeweg, June (Chris) Hertel, both of Woodburn, and Jane (Brent) Munro, of Huntington, and a brother, Randall Bruns, of Kenner, LA, and brother in law Bob Thiele He is preceded in death by his sister, Doris Thiele. A funeral service will be held on Saturday February 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with calling one hour prior at Hockemeyer Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Rd Fort Wayne, IN. Calling will also be held on Friday January 31, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m... Memorial donations may be made to The American Diabetes Association or The American Heart Associations. For online condolences, please visit www.hockemeyerfuneralhome.com

  • DONATIONS

  • The American Diabetes Association
  • The American Heart Associations

Services

  • Calling Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Calling Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Calling Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 1, 2020

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Don Wichman

January 27, 2020

I enjoyed all the years playing softball with Rick for the Mudsocks.... and working with Rick for Jerry Eager on different construction jobs... he loved to nail my pants to the roof...he had a great laugh and loved to pull pranks...God bless the family and may God give them peace.... prayers going forward...🙏🙏🙏🙏

George Nietert

January 27, 2020

Rick was a good friend through the high school days at Woodlan HS. We shared many good times together. He was also an usher at my wedding years ago. Please accept my sympathy to all of Rick's family. - George Nietert

Chris & June Hertel

January 27, 2020

At Tammy's wedding in October.

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