Sheryl Bruns – UPDATED


Funeral Services for 77-year old Sheryl Bruns are Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Chadron with Pastor Peter Bertram officiating.  

Inurnment will follow at Highland Center Cemetery, about 15 miles southwest of Chadron on Table Road, with a meal served at the nearby Open Door Church.

Memorials have been established for Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Chadron and the Chadron Volunteer Fire Department. Donations may be sent in care of Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.

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Sheryl Irene Bruns was born on October 5, 1943, in Chadron to Maurice and Lorene (Varvel) Jones. She passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Chadron Community Hospital.

Sheryl attended Beaver Valley School District 69 through 8th grade, graduated from Chadron High School in 1961 and from Chadron State College in 1965. She was united in marriage to Melvin Bruns on June 5, 1965.

Sheryl is survived by sons, Jay (Erica) and Jeff of rural Chadron; grandson Luke; brothers Leonard (Roma) Jones of Fort Collins, CO, Bernard (Carolyn) Jones of Chadron and sister Lois Chizek of Chadron; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Sheryl was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Teresa Poe, and her husband of 50 years, Melvin.

Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements for Sheryl Bruns.