October 3, 1926 – Thursday, December 25, 2014
Church of St. Michael, St. Michael, MN
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
AT THE CHURCH
Monday, December 29th
Ervin Andrew Bruner, age 88 of St. Michael, was born in Cold Spring, MN and died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Dec. 25, 2014. Praise the Lord that he was home for Christmas with Jesus!
Erv is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Delphine; children Thomas (Rebecca), John (Bernice), Mary (Gordy) Lindenfelser, Joan (Jake) Jordan, James (Linda), Peter (Michelle) and Paul; 20 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; brother Michael (Rita) and sister Lorraine Hentges; He is preceded in death by parents Michael & Clara; brothers Bob and Lloyd; granddaughter Holly Elizabeth Bruner; great grandson Thomas Joseph Banagasco.
Ervin was a WW II vet, a retired Mpls. Star-Tribune printer and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus. He was active in the American Legion, the St. Michael Catholic Endowment Fund, Serra Club and various church & community groups. Erv loved the Lord, his wife & family, friends, his community, sports and cribbage.
A special thank you to all the staff St. Therese of New Hope.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to St. Michael Catholic Endowment Fund or Crescent Cove (children’s hospice).
Visitation will be Mon., Dec. 29 from 4-8 pm with a prayer service at 7:45 pm at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tues. Dec. 30 at 11 am with visitation starting at 9:30 am also at St. Michael Catholic Church,11300 Frankfort Parkway NE, St. Michael.
Interment at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery.