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Linda Ann Brun

Linda Ann Brun Linda Ann Brun, age 80, of Manhattan, died March 27, 2021, at Valley Vista Good Samaritan Home in Wamego.

She was born March 10, 1941, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of John and Clara Marie (Leach) Eckenrode.

Linda graduated from Inglewood High School in Inglewood, CA in 1959.

She worked as an Administrative Assistant in federal, city and county government.

Linda was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church and was active with the Adoration Chapel. She was also active with the Joy Group at University Christian Church, numerous Bible studies and the Women’s Ministry at Eastside Christian Church in California.

Married to Donald Payn on April 3, 1964, Donald preceded Linda in death.

On March 23, 1991, in Fullerton, CA, she was married to Richard Brun. Mr. Brun survives of Manhattan. Additional survivors include children: John Payn, Dawn Payn, Julie (Payn) Araujo, and, Rick Brun, Chris Brun, Tim Brun; one sister Norma Savany; nine grandchildren (Derek, Devon, Chanel, Jenna, Hillary, Donald, Brad, Chloe and Noah) and two great-grandchildren.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents and two siblings: Roger Eckenrode and Carol Ortman.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 10:00am at Seven Dolors Catholic Church with Father Kerry Ninemire as Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Due to Linda’s love for animals, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to T Russell Reitz Regional Animal Shelter of Manhattan Kansas or via the Animal Shelter’s Amazon Wish List:
Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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