Richard O. Bruner, age 74, passed away August 23, 1998 at a local hospital.

Born September 25, 1923 in San Diego, California to Oral A. and Mabel Leona Barrett Bruner. Married Marion L. Sinclair February 22, 1945 in Spokane, Washington. He was an Elder in the LDS Church. He retired from Hill Air Force Base after 31 years of service. Attended Salt Lake Community College for Radio Technician training. He enjoyed hunting.Survived by: wife, Marion; children, James (MaryEllen), Howard (Deanne), Edward (Kathy), Susan Louise, Bruce (Rhonda); nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

His advice to his children was "Never Give Up." Richard enjoyed life and making others laugh.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 27th, at 11 a.m. in the Salt Lake 19th Ward, 225 West 500 North. Friends may call at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. So. Temple, Wednesday 6-8 p.m. and at the church, Thursday, from 10-10:45 a.m. Interment: Salt Lake City Cemetery, Veterans Section.

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