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George Frank VON BRUGGER


1914 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
George Frank VON  BRUGGER Obituary
Just 4 months short of 100! Died April 20, 2014 Baron George von Brugger was born into Austrian/Polish Nobility on August 14, 1914 in Vienna Austria. He was raised and lived in Warsaw, Poland until immigrating to the US after WWII. He met and married Dolores Eggers in 1959 and later had a son, George Jr. George went on to have a very successful career at West Publishing Company until he retired in 1983. He spent his retirement years between his homes in Outing MN and Jupiter FL, until returning to St Paul permanently in 2013. George was diagnosed with a Salivary Duct Carcinoma in 2011 and surpassed the 3-month prognosis by well over 2 years. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Dolores; son, George Jr. (Carrie); grandchildren, Jericho and Jessica; sister, Marisha Koscialowski; niece, Danuta Kuhl. Mass of Christian Burial 11AM Monday, April 28 (gathering begins at 10AM) at ST ODILIA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3495 N. Victoria, Shoreview. Private family burial. Memorials preferred. Special thanks to PBC Hospice, Allina Hospice, Angela and Rhonda who without their help we would have been lost. Telle est la vie
Published in Pioneer Press on Apr. 27, 2014
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