Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Rolland E. Bruner (November 2, 2009)

Rolland E. Bruner age 84 of Rossburg, Ohio, passed away at 5:50 P.M. on Monday, November 2, 2009 at Wayne Hospital in Greenville. Rolland was born January 5, 1925 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Bertie & Viola (Fryman) Bruner.

Rolland retired from Hobart KitchenAid in Greenville in 1986, where he was a factory worker. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a Gunners Mate 2nd class on the LSM 27, serving in the Pacific. Rolland was a 1943 graduated of Ansonia High School. Rolland was a former member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenville. Rolland was a member of the Whirlpool Retirees; LSM Association; Greenville V.F.W. and Greenville American Legion.

In addition to his parents, Rolland was also preceded in death by his wife, Alta M. (McClancy) Bruner; brothers, Harry, Martin and Albert Bruner; and sisters, Lovina Shaner and Onda Gant.

Rolland is survived by a daughter & son-in-law, Alicia A. & Wayne Hickerson of Van Wert and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville, with Pastor Ronald Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens in Greenville. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.