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Obituaries

John L. Bruins

John L. Bruins
John L. Bruins

COLETA – John L. Bruins, 63, of Coleta, died Monday, January 14, 2019. 

John was born January 28, 1955 in Morrison, the son of Norman D. and Helen E. (Wiebenga) Bruins. He married Bonnie Weckesser-Boyles on February 14, 1976 in Morrison.           

Survivors include his wife Bonnie, of Coleta; one daughter, Audra (Gabriel) Fairchild of Nashville, TN; two sons, Seth T. (Michael Johnson) Bruins of Sterling and Ian K. (Lisa) Bruins of Bloomington, MN; one sister, Becky (Mert Jones) Bruins of Erie; one brother, Bradley (Josanne) Bruins of Peru and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Thomas J. Bruins.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2019 at Schilling Funeral Home and Cremation, Sterling. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Coleta United Methodist Church with Pastor Sophia Hyon, officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial has been established.

Condolences may be sent to schillingfuneralhome.com.

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