October 12, 2022
Robert D. Bruhn, 71, of rural Bunker Hill, Ill., died on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at his residence. He was born July 25, 1951, in Litchfield, the son of the late Harry E. and Velma (Pike) Bruhn. He married Vickie Ann Hundley on March 6, 1973, in Granite City, and she survives.
Robert was a coal miner at Monterey #2 Coal Mine in Albers for over 20 years. He has been a member of the United Mine Workers Association #2295 since 1978. He was also a member of Worden Christian Church in Worden; a member of Staunton Masonic Lodge #177 AF & AM and New Douglas Masonic Lodge #560 (past); a Master Mason for 33 years, and a member of the Scottish Rite and Shriners for 34 years. He enjoyed being with his family and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping.
He is survived by his wife, Vickie Ann Bruhn; three children, Robert (Vicki) Bruhn, Brandie (Brad) Wagoner, Curtis Bruhn; eight grandchildren, Samantha Worthen, Katlyn (Nathan) Hopper, Alyssa (Drake) Lineback, Blake Bruhn, Brandon Wagoner, Zachary Wagoner, Kristin Wagoner, Eli Wagoner; three great-grandchildren, Paisley and Paxton Hopper, and Knox Lineback; his siblings, twin brother Raymond (Claudia) Bruhn, Larry (Jocelyn) Bruhn, Jayne (Ron) Badtke, David Bruhn, Alan Bruhn; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Aaron Bruhn; his stepmother, Mae Bruhn; and sister-in-law, Patty Bruhn.
No services are scheduled.
Memorials are suggested to either Shriners Hospital for Children or to the Worden Christian Church. Memorials may be sent to Williamson Funeral Home, 108 W. Henry St., Staunton, IL 62088. Condolences may be left online at http://www.williamsonfh,com.