Hays Daily News Online - September 08, 2002


Bonaventure ‘Bonnie' Francis Brungardt

Sept. 8, 2002

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Bonaventure “Bonnie” Francis Brungardt, 92, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo.

He was born Aug. 30, 1910, in Emmeram to Frank P. and Maria (Weigel) Brungardt.

He married Josephine E. Unrein on Oct. 8, 1929. She died Dec. 10, 1997. He had been a farmer in Fulton before moving to Kansas City in 1957. He retired from St. Pius X High School.

Survivors include two sons, Larry F. Brungardt, Florida, and B.J. Brungardt, Rayville, Mo.; two daughters, Geraldine “Gerry” M. Norris, Gladstone, Mo., and Janice A. Fitzgerald, Osborn, Mo.; two sisters, Helen Hertel, Russell, and Clara Sack, Hays; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Peter F., Fred, Richard and Killian, five sisters, Anna M. Sack, Catherine Sander, Regina Pfiefer, Rose Schmidt and Celestine Meis, and a daughter, Wilma C. Linville.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Gabriel Parish, Kansas City; burial in Resurrection North Cemetery, Kansas City.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with a rosary at 10 a.m.

Arrangements were made by McGiilley Antioch Chapel, Gladstone, Mo. Memorials are suggested to Sisters of St. Francis, Savannah.