John Bruns, 57

Aug. 9, 1962 —
Sept. 14, 2019
GREENFIELD - John Bruns, age 57, of Greenfield, Iowa passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at his home in Greenfield, Iowa.
A Celebration of Life and Eastern Star Services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield. A luncheon will be held at the church immediately following the services.  Pastor Ben Carter-Allen will officiate the service.  Online condolences may be left to the family at
Masonic Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield.
An open visitation for friends is on Wednesday from 3-8 p.m. 
at the church. The family will greet friends on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the church.
Memorials may be directed to the John Bruns Memorial Fund to be established by the family at a later date.
John Joseph Bruns was born on Aug. 9, 1962, the son of Joseph Louis and Janice (Pierce) Bruns in Waterloo, Iowa.  
John grew up in Cresco, Iowa and graduated from Crestwood High School.  He was united in marriage to Pamela McGinnis on Sept. 18, 1993, in the Hebron United Methodist Church, rural Greenfield.  To this union two daughters were born, Rachel and Brenna.  
John was a CAN/Janitor and had most recently worked for Nodaway Valley Community School District.  He enjoyed fishing, cars and being with his family.  He was a member of the Hebron United Methodist Church, Greenfield Crusade Lodge No. 386 A.F. & A.M. and the O.E.S. Chapter 91 in Greenfield.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela Bruns of Greenfield; three daughters, Faith (Paris) Clark of Florida, Rachel (friend Chase Jensen) Bruns of Greenfield and Brenna (friend Sebastian Morton) Bruns of Greenfield; two grandchildren, Serenity and Anaiyah Clark; mother, Jan Bruns of Cresco; three brothers, Jeff Bruns of Cresco, Jay (Karen) Bruns of Elma, Iowa and Paul (Tina Sauter) Bruns of Cresco; two sisters, Jody Melver of Sumner, Iowa and Allison (Merlin) Balik of Cresco, Iowa; and other relatives and friends.  
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Bruns; nephew, Chris Bruns; and brother-in-law, Jim Melver.

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