GIBBON - Mark Brunner, 81, of Gibbon, died Monday, December 2, 2013 at the Legends at Heritage Place Senior Living Community in Sartell.
Public visitation will be 11-12:30 p.m., Thursday, December 5 at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm. A private family service and burial will follow. To leave an online condolence or to sign the guest book for his family go to: www.mvfh.org.
Mark is survived by his sister, Mary Ann Fischer of Hutchinson; nephew, Robert (JoEllen) Fischer of rural Gibbon; great-niece and great-nephews, Erica, Andrew, and Kyle Fischer.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mark Anthony Brunner was born on June 15, 1932 in rural Gibbon to Albert and Lydia (Jutz) Brunner. He graduated from Gibbon High School and then served for two years with the United States Army. Following his service in the Army, Mark began to farm and continued to do so for his entire life.