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Jack Ingvald Bruhjell

August 17, 1929 December 3, 2018
Jack Ingvald Bruhjell
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Obituary for Jack Ingvald Bruhjell

In Loving Memory
Jack Ingvald Bruhjell
August 17, 1929 - December 3, 2018

Jack Ingvald Bruhjell, 89, passed away December 3, 2018 at Providence St Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla. A Graveside service will be Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11am at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery.
Jack was born to Peter Ingvald Bruhjell and Eleanor (Sharp) Bruhjell in Minot, North Dakota on August 17, 1929. The family moved to Walla Walla in 1942 and Jack attended school here. Jack met and married Mary (Donaldson) Bruhjell; she preceded him in death. Ruth Head was his longtime companion and she also preceded him in death.
Jack served in the Army during WWII, when he was 19 Jack earned his wings with the 187th Glider Infantry regiment, 11th Airborne Division in Sapporo, Japan.
Jack loved sports especially the Oakland Raiders. He enjoyed his time at Kellys restaurant in Milton-Freewater, and he also enjoyed gardening. Jack and Ruth loved animals and you could find them feeding and helping stray ones in the neighborhood. Jack was a member of the VFW and the Roofer’s Union.
He is survived by his sisters, Joyce Hunter, Bernice Daugs, a brother, Robert Bruhjell and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to his good friend and caregiver Sally Salgado.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Mountain Humane Society through Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 The Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362. Friends and family may share memories and sign the online guestbook at
www.mountainview-colonialdewitt.com


Previous Events

Graveside

Wednesday

5

Dec

11:00 AM 12/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Milton-Freewater Cemetery

Milton Cemetery Road
Milton-Freewater, OR 97862

Milton-Freewater Cemetery
Milton Cemetery Road Milton-Freewater 97862 OR
United States

Memorial Contribution

Blue Mountain Humane Society

7 George Street
Walla Walla, Washington 99362
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