Norman H. Bruex
1918 - 2008
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believe my Father did not want to stay after Mom died. He always loved
Christmas and the Family get togethers. He gave us one more before he left with
Cecilia M. McCue, Daughter
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|BRUEX, Mr. Norman
Died January 17, 2008 at home. Norman was born in Neenah, WI on Sept. 26, 1918, the son of Aloyius and Theresa (Kronser) Bruex. He owned Kalamazoo Publishing for 26 years. Norman was a veteran of WW II, having served as a chief petty officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was an active member of St. Augustine Cathedral, Knights of Columbus Council 1616 4th Degree. He was a kind, gentle and humorous man. He studied history and had a thorough stamp collection. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cecilia, on Oct. 1, 2007; children, Margaret Mary, Ann Carrol, Cecilia Marie and Gerald Thomas. Norman is survived by four children and their spouses, Cecilia Mary McCue of Parchment, Pamela Ann & Peter Koscumb of Colorado Springs, Andrew John Bruex of Portage and Theresa Carrol of Colorado Springs; seven grandchildren; brother, John Bruex of Appleton, WI and sister, Joan Schaefer of Appleton, WI. Friends will be received Sunday from 6 PM until 8:30 PM at the
with a rosary to be recited Sunday evening at 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Augustine Cathedral Monday Jan.21, 2008 at 2 PM with Father Richardson, celebrant. Interment of cremains will be Tuesday at 1 PM at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Right to Life.
Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on 1/19/2008.
BREUX, Cecilia A.
Of Oshtemo Township
Passed away on October 1, 2007 at home. Cecilia was born on November 22, 1919 in Appleton, WI, the daughter of Professor A.J. and Mary (Huhn) Theiss. Cecilia was a member of St. Augustine Cathedral and past regent for Catholic Daughters of America. Cecilia was preceded in death by four children, Margaret Mary, Ann Carrol, Cecilia Marie and Gerald Thomas and two sisters, Mary Margaret Kamasky and Ruth Schilling. Cecilia is survived by her husband of 60 years, Norman, whom she married on May 3, 1947; four children, Cecilia Mary McCue of Parchment, Pamela Ann Koscomb of Colorado Springs, CO, Andrew John Bruex of Kalamazoo and Theresa Carrol Lane of Colorado Springs, CO; seven grandchildren, a brother, Arthur Theiss; a sister, Genevieve Reuter and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, October 4, 2007 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at
4100 S. Westnedge - 343-6156
where a Rosary will be recited Thursday evening at 7:00 PM by Fr. James Richardson. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 5, 2007 at 10:30 AM at St. Augustine Cathedral. Msgr. Thomas Martin Celebrant. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Right to Life.
Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on 10/3/2007.