A Family Funeral Home

Ruth D. Bruno

October 6, 1930 - June 15, 2018
Racine, WI



Tuesday, June 26, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM CDT
St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church
1903 Green Street
Racine, WI 53402


Tuesday, June 26, 2018
11:00 AM CDT
St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church
1903 Green Stret
Racine, WI 53402


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Hospice Alliance
10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Life Story / Obituary


Surrounded by her loving family, Ruth D. Bruno, age 87, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at Hospice Alliance House, Pleasant Prairie, WI. She was born in Fort Francis, Ontario, Canada, October 6, 1930, daughter of the late Joseph F. and Irene L. (Nee: Mondeau) Bedard.

Ruth was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School. On July 31, 1954 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church she was united in marriage to James F. Bruno who preceded her in death, September 8, 2013. She and her husband owned and operated the Office Supply Company in Racine and Brosk Office Supply in Kenosha. She was a member of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church. Ruth was an avid tennis player, golfer, traveler, and Packer fan. Above all she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be terribly missed.

Survivors include her children, Hugh (Pam) Bruno and their son, Justin Bruno; Thomas Bruno; Robert Bruno and his children, Nicholas Bruno, Natalie (Khrist) Hansen; Lane (Stephanie) Bruno; Richard (MaryAnn) Bruno and their children, Christopher (Kayly) Bruno, Jana Bruno, Cory Bruno and Paige Bruno; Annamarie Zagar and her children, T.J. Zagar, Kerstin Zagar (Eric Morehead) and Austin Zagar; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Vivian Zember, LaVerne Hoglund; sister-in-law, Donna Bedard; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sons, Jude and William “Billy”; daughter-in-law, Darlene Bruno; son-in-law, Anthony Zagar; brothers, Arthur Bedard, Alfred Bedard; and sister, Carolyn (Marty) James.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, 1903 Green Street, with Rev. Steve Varghese officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Tuesday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Private interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Kinzie Ave. Memorials to the Hospice Alliance have been suggested.

A special thank you to Dr. Michael Mullane and the caregivers at Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.