James Cyrus BrunerJames Cyrus Bruner, 66, Superior, died Wednesday June 27, 2012 in his home.
James Cyrus Bruner, 66, Superior, died Wednesday June 27, 2012 in his home.
Jim was born in Milwaukee, Wis. August 1, 1945 to Record Lewis and Doris Anna (Klink) Bruner.
Jim was a Vietnam Navy veteran. A Superior resident for the past 34 years, Jim was Director of Child Nutrition for Duluth's IDS No. 709 for close to 30 years, retiring in January, 2007. He loved aviation, riding his motorcycle, snowmobiling, boats, and spending time in the woods. Jim liked everyone and he was always willing to help anyone. He always stressed the importance of education.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Valerie Marie Bruner; sister Eileen Schraeder; brother-in-law Larry Rumble; sister-in-law Neoma Bruner; and nephew Michael Bruner.
Jim is survived by his wife Mary Helen (Rahn) Bruner of Superior; sons Paul James (Cathleen) Bruner and their sons Elijah James, Keagen Paul and Austin Joseph, of Tampa, Fla. and Matthews, N.C., Jared Record (Marelize) Bruner and their daughters Mia Jade and Keira Noel of Parma, Ohio; brother Jack (John) Bruner; sisters Marge Rumble, Beverly (Don) Law and Carol Bruner, brother-in-law Orville Schraeder, all of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis..; brother-in-law George (Midge) Rahn of Woodbury, Minn; sister-in-laws Gail Rahn (Spencer) Hollstadt and Rosemarie Flaherty (Gordon) Eftefield of Minneapolis, Minn; nieces and nephews; friends and associates.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 12 Noon until the 1 p.m. memorial service Monday, July 2 in Dougherty Funeral Home. Military honors will be accorded by the Duluth Combined Honor Guard. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Menomonie, Wis. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. 2nd Street Duluth, MN (218)-727-3555.