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Anita M. Bruns

March 12, 1946 ~ July 22, 2021 (age 75)


Anita M. Bruns, age 75, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids.

Anita was born March 12, 1946 in Kenosha, WI.  She married Chester Bruns of Kenosha and they were blessed with three children: Dennis, Kenneth and Christine.  The marriage later ended in divorce.

Anita dedicated her life to being a mother and homemaker.  Her greatest joy was raising her three children and she loved getting together with family for the holidays.  Anita’s interests included antiquing and collecting hand made doilies.  She also enjoyed bowling and was an excellent cook and baker.

Anita is survived by her significant other, John Haney; children: Dennis (Sally) Bruns, Kenneth (Barb Hopf) Bruns, and Christine (Timothy) Gensler; grandchildren: Jessica (Ben) Griesbach, Brandon (Christine) Bruns, and Levi Bruns; and great-grandchildren: Colton and McKenzie Griesbach and Elliott and Claire Bruns.  She is preceded in death by her parents.

A private family service will be held at Forest Hill Mausoleum in Wisconsin Rapids.

Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the Bruns family.

Special thanks to Anita’s best friend Rosemary Henry of Kenosha, WI.

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