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Gladys Bruhn

Thursday, October 5, 2006

ATWOOD?-- Gladys Bruhn, 93, died Saturday (Sept. 30, 2006) at Good Samaritan Center in Atwood.

She was born on the family homestead in Stanton County, Kan., to R.A. and Minnie (Alexander) Swaim.

On July 18, 1933, she married C. George Fisher. They owned and operated a cafe in Bird City.

On April 16, 1944, she married Henry H. Bruhn. She taught school in rural Rawlins County for many years. She was also a delegate to the Kansas Silver Haired Legislature, where she served on various committees.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Northwest Kansas Retired Teachers Association and a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; her parents; one brother, Joe; and two sisters, Mabel Cates and Carrie Hooper.

Survivors include her three sons, George Royce Fisher and wife, Donna of Littleton, Colo., Gene Bruhn of Denver, Colo., and Vern Bruhn and wife, Teresa of Atlanta, Ga.; and two grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Monday 1 p.m., at the Atwood Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev. Terry McGuire of the United Methodist Church officiating.

Memorials may be given in her name to the Good Samaritan Center in Atwood.

Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of arrangements.