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Obituaries Ardis T. Brunick

Ardis T. Brunick, 84, of Vermillion, died Thursday, June 29, 2000 at the Sioux Valley Vermillion Care Center.

Ardis Knutson was born Jan. 21, 1916 in Vermillion to Thomas and Anna (Benson) Knutson. She attended Elmwood Country School, graduated from Vermillion High School, and received her teaching degree from The University of South Dakota. She married Charles Brunick June 14, 1947 in Meckling. She lived in the Vermillion area her entire life. Charles died in 1999.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, and the Women of the ELCA, a member of the China Painters Club, Clay County Extension Club, and the Sioux Valley Vermillion Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by three daughters: Cheryl Lundeen of Brandon, Jane DeSmet and her husband Dennis of Rapid City, and Judy Gjesdal and her husband Doug of Harrisburg. Also surviving her is a sister: Inez Cooley of Springfield; and

six grandchildren: Lisa and Stephanie Lundeen, Craig and Anna DeSmet, and Kara and Michael Gjesdal. A great-grandson, Diego Lundeen, also survives her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles, two brothers and a sister.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday, July 3, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion. Burial followed in the BluffView Cemetery in Vermillion. Visitation was at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 2, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion.

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