Melinda Sue Bruellman
Funeral service for Mindy Bruellman, 17, was held Monday, Aug. 25, at the Apostolic Christian Church in West Bend.
Burial was at the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, West Bend. The Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements.
Melinda Sue Bruellman was born April 28, 1991, in Algona, the daughter of John and Cindy (Harms) Bruellman. She attended West Bend-Mallard Community School.
Mindy was a member of the WB-M Drill Team and National Honor Society. She was a football cheerleader and statistician, class officer of the junior class, and active in SAQ.
Mindy worked at the West Bend Care Center as a nurse’s aide and for Kampen Foods in West Bend. She was a very caring and loving girl, always greeting you with a smile. Mindy loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed dancing, listening to music, four-wheeling, cats and her dog, Bubba. She was an avid reader and loved to spend spare time with her special friend, Chris Gearhart.
On Aug. 21, 2008, Mindy was called home.
Left to cherish her memory are her parents, John and Cindy of Ottosen; three siblings, Michael and wife, Lisa and their daughter, Michaela of Ottosen, sister, Jonna Quinn and husband, Daniel of West Des Moines, and Calvin Bruellman of Ottosen. Also surviving are her paternal grandparents, Eugene and Evelyn Bruellman of West Bend; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mindy was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Albert and Margaret (Hansen) Harms; two uncles, Bryon Bruellman and Larry Harms; and her special friend, Chris Gearhart.
Condolences online at www.joycefuneralhomes.com