Michael Edward Bruhn

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Michael Edward Bruhn, 61, of Nevada, passed from this life on Feb. 26, at Freeman Health System in Joplin, following a battle with cancer. Michael was born on Oct. 23, 1955, in Eureka, Kan., to Kenneth Edward Bruhn and Norma Lee (Armitage) Bruhn.

Michael was raised in Eureka, Kan., and moved with his family to Clinton as a teenager and attended Clinton High School. He came to Nevada in the early 1980s and spent most of his life here working as a cook at White Grill, Nevada Country Club and Buzz's BBQ. Michael was loved by his many friends and he loved golfing and cooking. He enjoyed attending sporting events with his son and dad and was an avid KC Chief's fan. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Nevada.

He is survived by his parents Kenneth and Norma Bruhn, Nevada; son, Kenneth Edward Bruhn II, Nevada; sister, Terri Cornell and her husband, Paul, Clinton, Mo.; niece, Stacy Harrington and her husband, Will; great nieces, Taylor and Briana; and great-nephew, Noah; and several aunts, uncles and numerous cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 4, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with the Rev. Bill Platt officiating.

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