Fred Bruhn

October 22, 1940 ‒ October 07, 2017

Mansfield, Ohio

Fredrik Colmar Bruhn, age 76, passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  Born October 22, 1940 in Canton, Ohio, Fred was a graduate of Glenwood High School, Canton, Ohio and Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia.  Fred’s energy, intelligence, and passion for numerous hobbies and interests will be greatly missed by those who knew him.  Survived and loved by devoted wife, Carolyn Bruhn (née Forward) of Mansfield, Ohio; daughter Lynda (Jon) Burns of Baltimore, Maryland; son Rick Bruhn of Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren Andrew Burns, Emily (Donny) Scarsella (née Burns), Ethan Burns, and Collin Burns; sister Elizabeth (Terry) Chance; and numerous extended family.  Preceded in death by parents Paul and Adelaide (Colmar) Bruhn.

Following a private burial in Bellville Cemetery, all are welcome at a memorial service honoring Fred’s life to be held Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Newville Church, 6073 Possum Run Road, Bellville, Ohio.  Contributions in his memory may be made to the Newville Church or OhioHealth Hospice.

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  • My sincere condolences to the family and friends, so sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon resurrect our dear loved ones (John 5:28-29). Oh how we long for the day when pain, suffering and death will be no more, these former things will have passed (Revelation 21:3-5).

  • My sincere condolences to the family and friends. Fred was a friend and we spoke about many things. I visited with him while at Country Meado

  • I am very sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. I met Fred when buying a book from him on eBay. We began talking about our mutual hobbies by email and became quick friends. Fred was a good man, a good husband and very knowledgeable about a variety of things. He was a very interesting fellow and I am very glad to have known him. He will be very missed.