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Nedward “Ned” Lee Brunick

Nedward “Ned” Lee Brunick, aged 67, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at his home in Yankton, SD. Ned was born in Yankton on May 9, 1951 to Lloyd Sr. & Reva (Koster) Brunick and was the third of five children. He graduated from Yankton High School in 1969 and from the University of South Dakota - Springfield in 1973 with a major in Secondary Education. He married Dana Lynne (Taylor) Brunick in 1973 and taught high school woodworking in Lake Andes, IA. They later moved to Meridian, MS where he worked as a millwright. They moved to Maquoketa, IA in 1977 where he worked for Caterpiller, Inc. in Davenport, IA. In 1985, they came back home to Yankton where Ned worked for Northern Extrusion Tooling, Inc. until he retired due to health reasons in 2007.
Ned enjoyed working with stained glass and created many beautiful pieces for friends and family. He was also an avid woodworker and leather-craftsman and enjoyed spending time in his shop and garage. In his later years, he enjoyed feeding the Charlies (birds and squirrels) with his many grandchildren by his side.
Ned’s memory is cherished by his wife, Dana, of 45 years; son, Justin (Jennifer) Brunick, Yankton; daughter, Kara Sejnoha, Granger, IA; son, Andrew (Missy) Brunick, Yankton; grandchildren: Marissa, Grace, Samuel, Makenzie, Logan, and Alexis; siblings, Ken Brunick, Yankton; Lloyd Jr. (Julie) Brunick, Yankton; Dennis Brunick, Sioux Falls; and Dolly (Dom) Russo, Yankton. Ned is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Sr. and Reva Brunick of Yankton.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Treasure good memories. May you find comfort in knowing that distant friends are thinking of you...

Tom and Jean Jacobsen Feb 18 2019 8:48 PM

Our deepest sympathy Dana and Justin as you remember Ned/dad. Wishing you God's comforting embrace and peace. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mike and Susan Rolfes Feb 15 2019 1:33 AM

Dana and Kara, Just heard the news and wanted to send my thoughts and prayers to you both and your whole family during this difficult time! Ned was a very lucky man to have you all in his life and I know you loved him so dearly. Very hard to lose those special people in our lives but thank God we had them. Love and prayers!

Kristi Christle Feb 14 2019 6:13 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. I wish there was something we could say to comfort you and your family but know our sympathies are with you.

Jerry and Rosemary Poeschl Feb 14 2019 5:59 AM

So sorry Dana for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you and your family and comfort you at this difficult time. (don't know if you remember me, Dana, but you were my boss at the bank. I remember you talking about Ned all the time.) God Bless, Andie

Andrea Sudbeck Feb 14 2019 2:36 AM

So sorry for your loss. Youre in my thoughts and my prayers at this difficult time. May your many years of cherished memories bring some peace to your family. We love you.

Don and Donna DeJean Feb 13 2019 6:59 PM

We will miss you Ned. You were a true friend and great Brother in law

Bud and Louise Kyarsgaard Feb 13 2019 5:26 PM

Prayers to all of you at this time and always


Justin, deeply sorry for the loss of your dad. He was a kind, nice man. Take care.

Amy Petrik Feb 13 2019 4:26 AM

Our hearts, sympathy, and condolences to all of the Brunicks. May you all find comfort in knowing Ned is at peace.

Gretchen Scoblic Feb 13 2019 4:26 AM