G. Michael Bruning
G. Michael Bruning, 70 of Tecumseh, passed away on November 13, 2013 at ProMedica Herrick Hospital. He was born July 31, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Gilbert Henry and Charlotte Marie (Adams) Bruning. On September 27, 1964, he married Brenda Beshear.
Michael and his wife moved to Tecumseh in 2005. He owned and operated Samuelson-Bruning Engineering & Construction Company in Indiana and later worked for R.E.I. Construction Services until his retirement in 2008. Michael enjoyed tinkering and keeping busy with various projects and keeping up with sports. He also enjoyed taking little trips with his wife from time to time. His greatest joy was the time that he spent with his family and friends and he will be greatly missed.
Michael is survived by his wife Brenda; daughter Denise (Greg) Olano of Adrian; brothers Terry (Marsha) Bruning of Indianapolis and Keith (Nancy) Bruning of Danville, Ind.; four grandchildren Ashleigh (Cody) Sackett, Alexandra (fiancée Ryon Barker), Austin and Andraya Olano; two great grandchildren Meigha and Leighna Sackett; and a special companion “Sissy.”
Visitation for Michael will be held Sunday, Nov. 17 from 3-6 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Richard Mortimer of Covenant Presbyterian Church officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Interment will follow at Brookside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Heart Association, Lenawee Humane Society or the Make a Wish Foundation. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.