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January 6 | Memorial Service

10:30 AM at Sts. Peter & Paul Church


Richard “Richie” Bruns

November 12, 1974 - January 1, 2020

Age 45, of Paulus Road, Houston, passed away of natural causes Wednesday morning, January 1, 2020, at the Versailles Rehab & Healthcare Center in Versailles, Ohio. He was born November 12, 1974, in Sidney, Ohio, to Richard L. Bruns of Houston and Phyllis M. (Bender) Develvis of Sidney. He is also survived by one sister Angie & Stacy Monnin of Sidney and a nephew, Colby Monnin, as well as numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Robert & Alvina Bruns and Al & Clara Bender.

Richie was a 1994 Graduate of Hardin Houston High School and had been employed 25 years at S & H Products in Sidney. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, St. Michael Knights of St. John and had been an active participant in Special Olympics. An avid Steeler’s fan and Red’s fan, Richie especially admired Pete Rose. He also enjoyed watching TV game shows and will always be remembered for his bright smile.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Monday, January 6, 2020, at Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Newport with Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Church Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 2:00 to 7:00 PM and Monday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. The Knights of St. John Memorial Ritual will be held Sunday at 6:30 PM. Memorials may be made to S & H Products, Wilson Health Hospice or the Versailles Rehab & Healthcare Center activities department. Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.


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