Obit: Bruno, Myrtle R. (1922 - 2012)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt


Surnames: Bruno, Bucher, Dingfelder, Priniski, Schenk, Schinker

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, February 23, 2012, online edition

Bruno, Myrtle R. (Schinker) (November 7, 1922 - February 14, 2012)

Myrtle R. Bruno, 89, Rib Lake, died on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Golden LivingCenter in Rib Lake, where she had resided the past 5-1/2 years. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake, with Father Otto Bucher and Deacon Mark Priniski officiating. Inurnment of her cremated remains will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Rib Lake.

Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Hemer-Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Home of Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.

The former Myrtle Schinker was born on November 7, 1922 in Rib Lake to the late Martin and Ann (Schenk) Schinker.

She attended Fawn Valley Grade School, Rib Lake High School, graduated from St. Rita High Catholic High School in Chicago, Ill., in 1940 and from the Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., in 1944 with a degree in nursing. She served in the United States Navy during World War II.

On May 28, 1949 at St. Edmund's Catholic Church in Oak Park, Ill., she married Anthony John Bruno, who preceded her in death on February 5, 1993. After her education, she returned to Chicago where she did graduate studies at Loyola University and worked at St. Luke's Hospital and Suburban Hospital as a registered nurse for 40 years until retirement. In 1980 she returned to Rib Lake.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. She enjoyed nursing and her family.
Survivors include a son, Thomas (Jayne) of Pierre, S.D.; a daughter, Laura Ann (David) Dingfelder of Fountain City; two grandchildren, Trevor Bruno and Stephanie Dingfelder; one great-grandchild; and a nephew, Sam Schinker of Miami, Fla.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Mike, Peter and Frank.

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