Robert “Bob” Bruns, 69, of Syracuse, died on May 22, 2018, at his home. He was born on July 2, 1948 to Ernest & Dolores (Steinhoff) Bruns in Lincoln. Bob married Kathy Vrana on June 7, 1969, in Syracuse.
 He served in the National Guard from 1966 until 1972. Bob was the owner of Bruns Construction Inc. He was a member of the American Legion Post 100, Syracuse Snowflakers, Otoe County Mustang Saddle Club, Quarter Horse Association, Luther Memorial and Southeastern Nebraska Tractor Pullers. He was also the Syracuse SPUDS Softball Coach. Bob loved his daughters and grandchildren and was very involved with all their activities.
 He is survived by his wife: Kathy Bruns; daughters: Amy and Tim Frederick and children: Shae, Christian and Shyanne, Corie and Kirk Gorton and sons: Jake and Ty; sister: Nancy Olson; parents-in-law: Don and Gladys Vrana; sisters-in-law: Laurie and Jim Deseck, Becky and Doug Antes, Mary Beth and Dave McWilliams; aunts: Helen Aden, Pauline Peterson; also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
 Funeral Services were to be on Saturday, May 26, at 10 a.m. at Luther Memorial Church in Syracuse.
 Visitation was to be held on Friday, May 25, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse.
 In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family to start an annual scholarship in Bob’s name for an American Legion Post 100 baseball player. Condolences to www.fusselmanallenharvey.com