Mary K. Bruns, 88, of Corsica, formerly of Burke, SD, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society-Corsica.
Mary Kathryn (Robb) Bruns was born June 10, 1929 in Sioux Falls, SD to Weldon and Rose (Madel) Robb. She received her early education in Sioux Falls and completed it in Flandreau, SD. Mary married Edward Bruns on December 19, 1949 and to this union they had seven children. After their marriage, they moved to Anchorage, AK. Mary returned to Flandreau in 1963 and she worked in the kitchen at the Flandreau Indian School and then at the Flandreau Hospital in the laundry department until 1978 when she moved to Burke, SD.
Mary is survived by two daughters: Cindy Bruns, Burke, SD and Gail (Doug) Ulmer, Herrick, SD; three sons: Gerald Bruns, Anchorage, AK; Ronald Bruns, Burke, SD and Russell (Debi) Bruns, Rapid City, SD; 12 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; one step-great grandchild; two great-great grandchildren and her brother-in-law: Lester Bisson, Jr., Flandreau.
Mary was preceded in death by two sons, Larry and Glen Bruns, daughter-in-law Ann Bruns, great-grandson Levi Bruns, her parents and four sisters, Ellen Aungie, Arlene Hoffmann, Isabelle Cox and Peggy Bisson.
Her funeral service was held January 15, 2018 at Skroch Funeral Chapel, Flandreau, with burial in First Presbyterian Cemetery, Flandreau.