Margie Bruns, 96, died March 8, 2022 at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne, WY. Margie was born October 15, 1925 to Frank & Mary (Vosika) Kokes on their homestead farm near Crook, Colorado. She graduated from Beauty School and was licensed in both NE and CO. During World War II she worked as a forklift operator loading bombs and ammunition in the Sioux Ordinance Depot near Sidney, NE. She married Chester Bruns on December 10, 1944 and lived on the Bruns Family Homestead near Lodgepole, NE until they purchased their own farm NW of Pine Bluffs, WY in 1951. Margie then dedicated her life to raising their family and helping in the management and operation of that farm.
Margie is survived by her children, Dennis Bruns, Terry Bruns (Lorna) Pine Bluffs; Cheryl Tensley, SanDiego, CA; grandsons Corey (Kaycee) Bruns, Pine Bluffs; Zach Rohowits (Mistie) SanDiego, CA; Chris Tensley, Cheyenne; granddaughters Tracy Walters (Conrad) Canyon City, CO; Kimberly Bruns, Tacoma, WA; 8 great-grandchildren, Kylee & Kadee Bruns; Kayla, Brayden, & Danaye Walters; Dylan & Blake Brandt; and Summer Tensley.
Margie was preceded in death by her husband, Chester; her siblings, Glenn &Melvin; and her parents.
Please make any donations to Grace Lutheran Ladies Aid, PO BOX 670 Pine Bluffs, WY 82082.
Services were held March 15th, 2022 at Grace Lutheran Church in Pine Bluffs, WY. Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home conducted all funeral arrangements.