Curtis R. Bruhn, 65 of Gillespie, died at his residence on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. He was born on July 30, 1955, in Litchfield to William C. Bruhn and Sharlene F. (Long) Bruhn. He married Nyla E. (Jarman) Bruhn on May 23, 2004, in Gillespie.
He was a retired steelworker after having worked at a steel mill. Curtis was a member of the Steel Workers Union and a former member of Gillespie Fire Department.
He is survived by his spouse, Nyla Bruhn of Gillespie; children, Matt (Amanda) Bruhn of Auburn, Ryan (Kerry) Bruhn of Gillespie, Seth (Kellie) Bruhn of Gillespie, Mark (Michelle) Zimmerman of Springfield, Amber (Michele) Overby of Gilbertsville, KY, Jenny Adams of Gillespie, Lena Archibald of Benld, and Kevin Archibald of Troy; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and brothers, William J. (Vickie) Bruhn Sr. of Gillespie and Michael Bruhn of Gillespie.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services are Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m .at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie. Memorials are suggested to wishes of the family, Gillespie Cemetery or Residential Hospice.
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.