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Carolyn Brunk

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Carolyn Brunk

Des Moines - Carolyn Brunk 73, passed away January 10, 2019 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 4-5:30pm at Iles Westover Chapel. A Vigil service will begin at 5:30pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am, Monday, January 14 at Basilica of St. John Catholic Church in Des Moines. Interment will be at Glendale Cemetery.

Carolyn was born on October 12, 1945 in Des Moines, the daughter of Ferd and Anna Mae Brunk.

Carolyn loved her family, she was wonderful with babies and enjoyed all the visits from her nieces and nephews. Family holidays and celebrations were always her favorite times.

Carolyn loved traveling with family, fun times at the Brunk Farm, and the yearly Tharnish Family reunion in Davenport. Her dog, Lucy and her love of animals was very important to her. She loved her friends at the Star-Spangled Square Dance Group, Easter Seals and Link Associates. She also loved Dowling football, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Chiefs and the Royals.

Carolyn is survived by her siblings, Shirley, Raymond and Pam Brunk, Janis (Bill) McClish and Patty (Steve) Overton; her 10 nieces and nephews and their families. As well as other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Easter Seals, Basilica of St. John Catholic Church or Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Online condolences are welcome at
Published in Des Moines Register on Jan. 12, 2019
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