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Gwendolen  Rosie  Bruns
     Gwendolen Rosie Bruns, 95, of Wellfleet passed away on May 24, 2013 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 9, 1918 in Kearney to Burt and Mabel (Bowker) Dady.
     Gwendolen graduated from high school in Kearney and attended one year of college. She married Glenn R. Bruns in Gordon on April 9, 1944.
     She was a beautician for 29 years, from 1939-1968 and she was a riveter for Lockheed Aircraft during WWII.
     She worked for the Post Office in North Platte and Wellfleet for 14 years, retiring in 1983.
     She was a member of the Methodist Church in Wellfleet and the Election Board.
     Gwendolen is survived by her son, Gary (Caroleen) Bruns of Pierce; grandsons, Michael (Sherry) Bruns of Fairmont and Jeffrey (Dona) Bruns of Wellfleet; and great-grandchildren Tiffany Bruns of Lincoln and Todd (Julia) Bruns of Fairmont, Keith and Kalees Urbanek of Wellfleet; great-great granddaughter Emma Bruns of Fairmont; sisters Ardella Roberts of Kearney and Wanda Evans of North Platte; brothers Gale Dady and LeRoy Dady both of Kearney and Milan Dady of Omaha; brother-in-law Bill (Deanna) Bruns of Rushville; sisters-in-law Helen Bruns of Auburn, Wash., brothers-in-law Ken Child of Gordon; and numerous other family members.
     She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister Iola.
     Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home with the Pastors Larry and Wayne Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 5/29/2013
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