Memorial service Aug. 11 for Norma Bruns

A memorial service will be Sunday, Aug. 11 for Norma Jean Dale Bruns, who died in her sleep June 15 at the age of 95.

The service will be at 2 p.m. at EUUC, 8109 224th St. S.W., Edmonds.

According to a Seattle Times obituary, Ms. Bruns was born in Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from Iowa State College in 1945. Working as a dietician in Atlanta, in 1946 she met and married Richard Bruns, a WWII veteran. They lived in Chicago then moved to Washington in 1957.

Locally, she was known as a steadfast member of the League of Women Voters (LWV) and she moderated many debates.

She kept very busy with volunteer and political work, serving as a docent at the Edmonds Historical Museum, a presenter at KSER, helping at church rummage sales and art shows, leading groups on bus trips, marching in protest, and standing as a woman in black, The Times obituary noted.

Ms. Bruns is survived by three sons, Richard (Felicity), Scott, and Greg (Sue). Remembrances can be given to the LWV or the Edmonds Historical Museum.


One Reply to “Memorial service Aug. 11 for Norma Bruns”

  1. Norma was a great lady. I’m glad that I got to know her for at least a few years back when she was active.


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