Kenneth Edward Bruhn

Friday, March 3, 2017

Kenneth Edward Bruhn, 84, Nevada, passed from this life on Tuesday, Mar. 1, at Medicalodges of Nevada following a brief illness. Kenny was born on June 11, 1932, in Kearney, Neb., to Edward Charles Bruhn and Arlene F. (Bryant) Bruhn. He married Norma Armitage on Dec. 21, 1954, in Miami, Okla., and she survives of Nevada.

Kenny was raised in Kearney, Neb., and graduated from Kearney High School. Following high school he went into the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict. After the service he came back to Wichita, Kan., and worked in that area for six years before moving to Eureka, Kan., to operate a private club and restaurant and later the Eureka Country Club. In 1972 he moved to Clinton, Mo., to manage the Clinton Country Club and Golf Course and later managed the Meadowlake Country Club also in Clinton. Kenney came to Nevada in 1981 to manage the Frank E. Peters Golf Course for 10 years. He later worked for the City of Nevada Water Department and also Cottey College until his retirement. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Nevada.

In addition to his wife, Norma, survivors include his daughter, Terri Cornell and her husband, Paul, Clinton; grandchildren, Stacy Harrington and her husband, Will, Grain Valley, Mo., and Kenny Bruhn, Nevada; great-grandchildren, Brianna, Taylor and Noah; his brother, Clark Bruhn and his wife, Karen, Valley Center, Kan.; brother-in-law, Leroy Wheeler, Winfield, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Mike, on Feb. 26, 2017; and two sisters, Shirley Ann, in infancy, and Janet Wheeler.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 6, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with the Rev. Bill Platt officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 5, at the funeral home.

Those who wish may contribute in Kenny's memory to the American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home.