Alfred H. "Fred" Bruhn

Alfred H. "Fred" Bruhn, 68, of the town of Auburn, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 23, 1938, in Panama, the son of the late Richard and Rose (Wood) Bruhn, and on March 22, 1980, he was united in marriage to Jean Fazel Whitford at St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum.

Fred served his country in the U.S. Army in Okinawa, Japan and Panama, and he was a member of the Robert G. Romaine American Legion Post 384 Kewaskum.

He was employed as a truck driver for 12 years by TTI Trucking in Eden and prior to driving truck, Fred worked for a roofing company in West Bend.

Survivors include his wife, Jean; four stepchildren, Darrell (Charleen) Whitford of Columbus, Miss., Curt (Donna) Whitford of Vernon, Ala., Kevin (Andrea) Whitford of Vero Beach, Fla. and Cheri (David) Whitford of Kewaskum; a brother, Robert (Harriett) Bruhn of Fond du Lac; 12 step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a brother, Billie Bruhn.

In honor of his wishes, cremation has taken place.

A memorial service for Fred will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, at the Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum, with Chap-lain Donald Sass officiating. Military honor rites will follow the service.

The family will receive visitors at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11a.m.

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