Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Funeral

Hey Sweet friends!!

I'm so glad that i have had the support of all my bloggy friends!

You have all helped me get through this hard time.

~The Obituary~

Martin J. Bruckner Obituary
Died June 19, 2009

Born on December 5, 1931 in Omaha, NE. Raised in Chicago, IL. Graduate of Purdue University (BSME) in 1953; Korean War veteran, 1st. Lt. U.S. Army; earned MBA degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1957. Business career spanned 37 years in heavy equipment sales and distribution of high speed diesel and power generation equipment, mostly in western U.S. Pre-deceased by wife of 32 years, Janice C. (Larson) Bruckner in 1989. survived by son Joseph G. of Omaha, NE., daughters, Jessica A. Nagy of Elkhorn, NE., Jennifer M. Bruckner (aka Obsidian L. DeLeau) of Prescott, AZ.; and wife of 19 years, Sharon (Sher) K. (Benak) Bruckner, step children Jody C. Kudlacz of Omaha, NE., Shelley R. Bailes of Omaha, NE. Juliana (Kudlacz) Krause of Phx., AZ. As well as eight (8) grandchildren, Brett A. and Cory A. Bailes, Jody L. Kudlacz, Taylor N. and Hunter C. Nagy, Elizabeth C. and Anthony J. Bruckner, Thomas J. Kudlacz. Member of TAU BETA PI Assn. (Indiana Alpha), Society of Mining Engineers of AIME, President of Associated Equipment Distributor Chapters in Omaha NE. and Phoenix, AZ., past secretary of Tatum Ranch Community Assn., past
chairman of Phoenix SCORE chapter 105, currently was a board member of Arroyo Springs Community Assn. Services Saturday, June 27 , at 10:00 a.m. Holy Redeemer Cemetary, 23015 N. Cave Creek Rd. Phx.

~The Funeral~

~The Luncheon~

We made the poster boards, and the flowers.

My Dad loved Baseball!

My little Family!

Thanks to each and everyone one of you that said a prayer, left a comment or sent cards, and gifts.

I Love all of you dearly!

Stay tuned....

I will be back on track towards the end of the week.

I have so many things to share with you.

Custom Apron

Gift goodies

New finds


My 2 Year Blogaversary


see ya'all soon




Beki said...

You certainly gave your Dad a great send off!
Good to have you back sweetie.
Beki xxx

NicNacManiac said...

Missed you!!
Take care!!
Hugs, Nerina oXoX

Simply Me Art said...

Well that sure looked like a Great celebration of your Dads life. He was my kind of guy a Sports Fan. Looked like a Beautiful Tribute to a Father and Husband who was love so much! Your family is Beautiful too.. See you in a few weeks, I think many of us really need this too. Hugs, Jamie

Lori said...

Jessi what a wonderful and loving tribute to your father...he really sounds like an amazing man...take care:)

kana said...


I loved reading about your dad, thanks for sharing. Your family looks lovely. Good to hear from you in blogland!

Diane Mars said...

I am so glad you are doing a little bit better, I am so sorry that you had to go through all this sadness, I know your family will do better soon, just can't believe how beautiful everything looks.
Hugs, Diane

Jenny said...

What a great tribute! You can see how much he was loved!

m i c h e l l e said...

Been thinking lots about you Jessi. The funeral looks so befitting of someone who was truly loved. Thanks for sharing.

Big hugs to you,

Robin said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. You did a wonderful job with everything...what a tribute you paid to him!

bluemuf said...

Still keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Hugs Karen

Unknown said...

Hi sweetie, I have been thinking of you. What a beautiful tribute to your sweet dad. Thank you so much for sharing this with us. You have such a beautiful family Jessi.

Love and hugs,

JANN said...

My deepest condolences on the passing of your dear Dad. My Dad passed away several years ago, so I can relate to your grief. Looks like you all gave him a loving funeral,
thanks for sharing and take care of yourself. We never forget them, they always live within our hearts but with time the pain turns to joy believing and knowing that the people we love are in the GREATEST PLACE OF ALL and suffer no more.
friendship hugs to you Jessi !

Victoria - Florence and Mary said...

It looks like the best send off anyone could have, so many memories shared - the perfect tribute.

Victoria xxx

Georgia Peachez said...

Thanks for sharing your father's send of with us, it was a great tribute. So sorry for your loss. xo, suzy

Sweetina said...

God Bless you all Jessi.
What a large loving family he has to continue to love and remember him.
My thoughts are with you,Sweetie.

Pieceful Bits said...

What great memories you have of your dad! Looks like he lived a very full life with a great family!
Good to see you back (~~)Julie

Sugar Bear said...

What a wonderful celebration of a beautiful life.

Cristina-Sweet Pea Ink said...

My thoughts and prayers are with you sweet girl! I hope your goodies brought a little ray of sunshine in.

mendytexas said...

What a touching group of photos...your family is so wonderful. He will always be remembered. Hugs to you my friend!

Teah said...

Hi Jessi, Glad you're back! You've been in my thoughts and prayers. Your dad looked like he was a wonderful man with a very full life. He was blessed to have such a loving and adoring family. It looks like lots of quality time and planning went into his tribute. Thanks for sharing it all with us. Take care! Teah

roseroomnz.com said...

Hi Jessi, looks like a beautiful funeral, a lovely way to honour your Dad. God Bless, Rachaelxo

Melanie @ Whimsical Creations said...

Looks like a beautiful tribute to your father! Hugs!

Alison Gibbs said...

Hi Jessi looks like you celebrated your Father's life in style.

Unknown said...

lamento no saber ingles...soy Argentina,miro tu pagina reiteradas veces..es muy hermosa...
que maravilla, que celebres la vida de tu padre.
bueno, era solo decirte eso...

Jane said...

So sorry to learn of your loss of your dear Dad, Jessi! My computer died so I've been out of it for a while. I know you miss your father so much. You'll still have him with your special memories. What a lovely tribute - shows so much love.
Jane - Jacksonville

Unknown said...

I've been thinking about you Jessi! It looked like a beautiful day to honor your dad!

Sandy XOXO

Sandy McTier Designs said...

I'm so sorry to read about the passing of your father. Will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Such a Wondrous Place this Faery Space said...

This is definitely a celebration of a life well-lived. Blessings.

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You must have missed him very much. You did a great send off job for your father.

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I’m sure your father is happy from where he is right now. Best wishes to you and your family.