Edmund J. Brunner, age 85 of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Westfield, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Blissful Home Care Center in Tucson. He was born on September 7, 1929 in Milwaukee to Edmund T. and Anna (Benkovic) Brunner. Ed graduated from Endeavor High School. He married Dessa A. Ford on May 16, 1953. Ed worked for M&I Bank for over 40 years and during that time he was a charter member of International Lions Clubs in Endeavor, Hancock and Westfield. He and Dessa enjoyed traveling with their family over much of the country and later went into Mexico, Canada and Hawaii. Ed and Dessa also took part in square dancing with the Jolly Squares Dance Club and then continued at Rincon Country West RV Resort when they wintered there over the past 20 years. They made their permanent home at Rincon Country where Ed also enjoyed playing on the potter’s wheel in the ceramic room and helping with the Playcrafter’s audio for their productions.
Survivors include his wife, Dessa; four children, Monica (Don McClellan) White, Vail, AZ, Mark (Deborah), West Bend, Brian (Peggy), Montello and Paul (Jodi), Waukesha; three grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Ed will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Westfield with Father Tim Renz officiating. A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until the hour of mass at the church.
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