Obituary: Wilber J. Bruns
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jun 1985, p. 119
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Genealogical Resource
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Date of Publication
6 Jun 1985
Date Of Event
29 May 1985
Personal Name(s)
Bruns, Wilber
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Wilbur J. Bruns, 79, owner and operator of San Pedro Restaurant in Wilmette from 1933 to 1965, died May 29 in Oakwood Terrace Nursing Home, Evanston, where he had lived for the past two years. Mr. Bruns was a Wilmette resident from 1913 to 1983. He is survived by two sisters, Iris Reddin of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Sylvia Powell of Boulder, Colorado, and six nieces and nephews. His late sister, Wanda King, operated the restaurant while he served in the armed forces in World War II. The service and interment were private.

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Obituary: Wilber J. Bruns