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Kenneth D. Brugh

YORKVILLE, Ill. — Mr. Kenneth D. Brugh, 91, of Yorkville, Ill., passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the Provena Mercy Center in Aurora, Ill.

Born July 25, 1921, in Culver, Ind., the son of Donald and Dessa (Wilhelm) Brugh, Kenneth was united in marriage on Oct. 2, 1943, in Elgin, Ill., to the former Darlene Chally. They spent 69 happy years of their lives together.

He was an active member of the St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Montgomery, Ill.

Mr. Brugh served his country proudly with the United States Air Force during WWII. He was employed for many years as a tool & die maker and supervisor by Lyon Metal in Montgomery.

Mr. Brugh was a member of the Yorkville American Legion, Post #489, in Yorkville. He enjoyed several hobbies, including bowling, golfing and softball. Ken was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

Ken is survived by his wife, Darlene Brugh, of Yorkville; his children, Darolee (John) Nielsen of Janesville, Wis., Gary (Lorraine) Brugh of Valparaiso, Ind., and Patricia (Keith) Auberry of Yorkville; his five grandchildren, Ilyana (Matt) Fitzsimons of California, Preston (Kristan) Nielsen of Wis., Joshua (Shannon) Brugh of Washington, Shawna (Matthew) Slack of Yorkville, and Ryan Auberry of Yorkville, IL; his eight great-grandchildren, with one more soon-to-be; his brother, Ernest Brugh of Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sisters, Donnabelle Bohling and Geraldine Timms.

Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 1233 Douglas Ave., Montgomery, Ill., with Pastor Scott Guhl officiating. Interment will follow in West Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, IL.

Friends may visit from 3 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Pkwy., Yorkville.

The Brugh family would like to thank Provena Hospice, Provena Mercy Hospital, and Hillside Healthcare Center for the wonderful care given to Ken.

Memorials in Kenneth’s name may be directed to St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 1233 Douglas Ave., Montgomery, Ill., 60504; Provena Hospice, 799 South McLean Boulevard, Elgin, Ill., 60123; or Hillside Healthcare and Rehab Center, 1308 Game Farm Road, Yorkville, Ill., 60560.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory. For additional information, call the funeral home at  (630) 553-7611 or log onto

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