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Obit for Walter Blaine Brunson  born in Jay CO, IN July 20, 1884.

This article was in the Perry Daily Journal Newspaper of Perry, Oklahoma. He died on Oct. 12, 1960. Walt, “W. B.” was the son of David J. & Lydia J. Rigby Brunson of Jay, CO, IN

 Funeral For Brunson To Be Saturday

    Funeral services for Walter B. Brunson, 1101 Ivanhoe, former Perry Chief of Police, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the First Baptist Church with Rev. H. E. Alsup, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery under direction of the Newton funeral home.   Brunson died at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in University hospital in Oklahoma City where he had been a patient since Sept. 9.   He was born July 20, 1884 in  Jay county, Ind., and was married to Dorothy Baker in 1907. They moved here from Michigan  in 1922.  He served as police chief from May, 1931 to May, 1934.   He was an oil filed carpenter before his retirement.  He was a  member of the Baptist church.   Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Pauline Hunt, Shattuck, Mrs. Pearl Haskins, Billings, and Mrs. Marjorie Tate, Russell, Kan.; one brother, Fred Brunson, Tulsa; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Stacey, Tulsa, and six grandchildren.


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