BRUNO, William Jr., Jul 3, 1948 Dec 5, 2009, of Omaha. Bill passed away peacefully at his home after a long battle with lung tumors resulting from his military service in Vietnam. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mona Bruno and William Bruno, Sr.; sisters Jessie Mae Bruno and Betty Cody; brother-in-law Don Kraniewski and nephew Ray VanCleave, Jr. He is survived by his loving wife and soul mate Sue Bruno and his children: daughter Lori Liekhus and husband Bryan, son William Bruno, III and fiancé Brandi Koch, daughter Micki Malone and husband Steven, son Mark Gorup and wife Julie; loving grandchildren: Chase, Bo and Tanner Liekhus, Blazeo, Angelo and Layla Bruno, Steven Malone and Markus Gorup. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Grace Kraniewski, Charles and Jeannie Bruno, Pam Bruno and Chris Berounsky, James and Diane Bruno and Esther and Terry Fuller; many beloved nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and nephews. Survived by lifelong friends and gumbas: Raymond Deloa, Frankie Deloa, Bill Humphrey, Kenny Sailors, Tony Spumpinato, Jimmy Waszgis and predeceased gumba Denny Ferrin. Family will receive friends Thursday at Noon with the service beginning at 1:00 p.m., West Center Chapel. Interment, Evergreen with Full Military Honors by Benson VFW 2503. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family, the Disabled American Veterans or Benson VFW Post 2503.
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