Funeral services for Merle Brune, 84, of Aurelia were held Nov. 20, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Harold Werley officiating. Burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery in Correctionville.
Merle Henry Brune was born Jan. 7, 1923, the son of Elmer and Elsie Emma (Todd) Brune in Correctionville. He attended country schools in the Correctionville area. In 1940 the family moved to Diamond Township, where he farmed and enjoyed raising cattle and hogs. He moved to Aurelia in January of 1989.
Merle died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007 at the Sunset Knoll Care and Rehab Center in Aurelia, where he had been a resident since February 2, 2002.
Preceding Merle in death were his parents, and his sister, Fern Brune on May 20, 1996.
Survivors include one brother, Elmer Brune Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and friends