Obituary: Herman Bruno

Herman Bruno, 91, of Great Falls
Posted at 9:42 AM, May 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-29 11:43:55-04

Herman Bruno, 91, of Great Falls, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Herman was born on August 14, 1929, in Choteau, MT to Mack and Marie (LaRance) Bruno. He received his early education at Belview in a one room rural school. He graduated from Choteau High School. From a young age he helped his family as a ranch hand in Teton County on his family’s ranch and other ranches in the area.

After graduation he went to serve during the Korean War on a US Navy Destroyer. When he returned from Korea, he became a heavy equipment operator for many highway construction projects throughout the state of Montana. He retired after 35 years in 1990.

He married Rose Wahl and became a father to her eight children. He loved fishing, rock hounding, and making jewelry with his wife. He participated in many gun and antique shows around the state selling his jewelry. To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the O'Connor Funeral Home website.