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Gary Bruns

Gary Lee Bruns

Tuesday, April 20th, 1948 - Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Obituary

The funeral service for Gary Bruns, 72, of Garvin, will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2020, at the Horvath Remembrance Center at 444 Craig Ave in Tracy. A walk through visitation will be Sunday, August 9, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Remembrance Center and continue Monday, August 10, 2020 one hour prior to service. Social distancing and occupancy limitations will be respected at all times. The service will be livestreamed at www.horvathfuneralservice.com. Interment will follow at the Tracy Community Cemetery in Tracy, MN.

Gary Lee Bruns was born on April 20, 1948, in Tracy, MN, to John and Mildred (Kathman) Bruns. He grew up and attended school in Balaton and Garvin. On March 29, 1969, he was united in marriage to Debra Flor. The couple made their home and raised their family in Garvin. Gary worked for Bridgework in Slayton and other various construction and road work jobs. He later went to work for Midwest Tire in Tracy, and most recently worked in the ice cream plant for the Schwan Food Company.

Gary enjoyed the outdoors. In his younger years, he enjoyed fishing, hunting and trapping. After his retirement, he took great pride in his yard work. He enjoyed mowing and tending to his property and vegetable garden.

Gary died on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD, after a brief battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Deb, of Garvin, son Gary Jr. (and Amy) of Worthing, SD, grandchildren Tanner (fiancé Morgan) and Jenna, daughter Lesa Bruns of Wesley Chapel, FL, daughter Jody (and Dave) Foster of Wesley Chapel, FL, grandchildren Samantha Rodriguez, Taylor Foster and Dalton Foster, sister Donna DeBlieck of Boise, ID, brother Larry (and Linda) Bruns of Garvin, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Ron.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 9th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Sunday, August 9th, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Horvath Remembrance Center - Tracy
    Address
    444 Craig Ave.
    TRACY, MN 56175
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, August 10th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 10th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Horvath Remembrance Center - Tracy
    Address
    444 Craig Ave.
    TRACY, MN 56175
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, August 10th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 10th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Horvath Remembrance Center - Tracy
    Address
    444 Craig Ave.
    TRACY, MN 56175
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    Officiant
    Pastor Chuck Anderson
  • Interment

    Location
    Tracy City Cemetery
    Address
    South County Road 73
    TRACY, MN
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  • Reception

    Location
    Horvath Remembrance Center - Tracy
    Address
    444 Craig Ave
    TRACY, MN 56175
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Darrell Dean Kathman

Posted at 06:07pm
I want to extend our condolences to Gary's Family, brother, sister and all your relatives and friends.
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Barbara Kalass

Posted at 11:48am
Deb and family: So sad to hear of Gary's passing. We are send thoughts and prayers to all of you. May God be with you all in the coming weeks and months. Our heart go out to you with hugs and prayers. Gary & Barbara Kalass
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Melba, Butch, &Veronica Foster and Victor Zapata

Posted at 05:53pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Sandy Radke

Posted at 10:14am
So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Many good and funny memories of him when we were both employed at Midwest Supply in Tracy:) He was an awesome guy!
My deepest sympathies to his family.
Sam Radke
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