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Dennis Bruning

June 9, 1945 — July 30, 2022

Hastings resident Dennis L. Bruning, 77, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Azria Health Care, Grand Island, NE.

Graveside Service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, August 5, at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. Visitation will be from noon – 2 pm Friday, August 5, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Dennis was born June 9, 1945, in Harvard, NE to Elmer and Electa (Porter) Bruning. He attended Harvard High School. Dennis married Beverly Kaiser on July 21, 1963, in Harvard, NE; she preceded him in death on July 17, 2021. He worked as a welder in the area for many years and supervised welding on the first coal plant, he also worked at Hastings Industries and Hastings Irrigation. Dennis enjoyed going to Sturgis, riding his motorcycle, fishing, and hunting.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beverly Bruning; brothers, Donald Bruning and Elmer Bruning Jr.; and sisters, Bonnie Sutton, Sandra Lee Bruning, and Deanna Jurgens.

Sons & Spouses:
Timothy & Christine Bruning – Ravenna, NE
Roy & Christine Bruning – Hastings, NE
Dennis & Julie Bruning – Edgar, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, August 5, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 5, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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