– Maxine, 82, died Tuesday in Gates. She was born in Honolulu,
HI. Maxine moved to Oregon in 1976 and to Lyons in 1979. She
worked as a bookkeeper all her life, the last working for Best
Disposal. Maxine loved the hula, being with grandkids and
gardening. She married Frank Bruns on June 23, 1945 in Hawaii,
he preceded her in death on October 9, 1999.
is survived by son and daughter-in-law: Karlton (Bud) &
Deborah Bruns of Lyons; Daughters: Nani Bruns of Michigan and
Lani Merck of Pahoa, HI. Sister: Sandra Thompson of Aiea
Heights, HI. Grandchildren: Kaylee Bruns, Izabelle Bruns,
Maxamillian Bruns all of Lyons and Manu Cook of Portland.
Great-granddaughter: Nani Cook of Portland.
family services will be held. Private interment in Mililani
Memorial Park in Hawaii. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.