Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Christopher Bruns, age 71 of Celina, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing at Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born on October 12, 1951 to the late Raymond and Viola (Wehrman) Bruns in Coldwater. On October 26, 1974, he married Jane Weisman who survives in Celina.
He is also survived by his children Jeremy Bruns of Fort Wayne, IN, Jessica Cripe of Middlebury, IN, grandson Jacob Cripe, granddaughter Kylee Cripe, siblings Marge (Walt) Albers of Maria Stein, Bonnie Hogan of Enumclaw, WA, Linda Bruns of Kettering, Karen Bruns of Columbus, brother-in-law Jerry (Vicki) Weisman of Celina, sister-in-law Jennifer (Marc) Roidt of Celina, several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother James Bruns, brother-in-law Tom Hogan, father-in-law and mother-in-law Russell and Mary Weisman, and great nephew Zack Eilerman.
Christopher graduated from Marion Local High School with the class of 1970. He earned his associates degree in accounting from the International Business College in Fort Wayne. He was an accountant for several companies over the years, he retired as Chief Financial Officer of I&K Distributors in Delphos. After retirement he worked part time mowing for Mercer County. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina. He was a Chicago Bears fan and enjoyed attending their games with this son. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, traveling and working in his shop.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, September 22, 2023 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, with Fr. John Tonkin officiating. Burial will follow in the North Grove Cemetery.
Friends and family may call from 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 21, 2023, and 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. before services on Friday at the Lehman Dzendzel Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made out to the Ever Heart Hospice 230 W. Main St. Coldwater, Ohio 45828.
Condolences may be shared with the Bruns family online at LehmanDzendzelfh.com.