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Joseph M. Bruns

March 30, 1973 January 28, 2011
Joseph M. Bruns
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PEORIA-Joseph M. Bruns, 37, of Peoria, passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2011, at his residence. He was born on March 30, 1973, in Peoria, to Albert F. and Judith A. Harris Bruns. Joseph is survived by one daughter, Bailey Taylor Bruns of Peoria; three sisters, Michele Bruns of Peoria, Merilee (Michael) Wunder of Chillicothe and Julie Bruns of Highland, Indiana; one brother, Dr. Michael (Cheryl) Bruns of Peoria; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his step father, James Johnson. He worked in security at the Paradise Hotel and Casino and then worked as a caregiver for Mosaic Co. affiliated with P.A.R.C. Joseph previously attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He enjoyed music, movies and books. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at St. Jude Catholic Church with Rev. Patrick T. Henehan officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded. Private family services for burial of ashes will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens on Saturday. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to OSF St. Francis Cardiac Care Unit. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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