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Marilyn B. Brungardt

January 3, 1933 — March 25, 2024

Washington, KS

Marilyn B. Brungardt, 91, Washington, died Monday, March 25, 2024 at the Washington County Hospital in Washington.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4 at Ward Funeral Home in Washington.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 5 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Washington, followed by the funeral service at 10:30. Father David Metz and Deacon Wayne Talbot will officiate.  Sheila Ouellette is organist and the congregation will sing, “Amazing Grace,” “Be Not Afraid,” “On Eagles Wings” and “I Am the Bread of Life.”

A private burial will take place later at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Greenleaf.

On January 3, 1933, Marilyn was born to Leroy and Matilda (Wurtz) Talbot at Greenleaf, KS.   She graduated in 1951 from Greenleaf High School.   She was united in marriage to Alvin Brungardt on January 9, 1954 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greenleaf.  They moved to California after their marriage until his discharge from the U.S. Air Force when they moved to Wichita and then later back to Washington.

Marilyn was a homemaker and after her children were grown, she worked for Miller’s Flowers then Stigge’s Department Store.  She would help Alvin in the garden and enjoyed working word find puzzles.     Marilyn and Alvin would spend winters in Texas with the Snowbirds.

Marilyn was a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church and the Altar Society.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Alvin; son, Gregory; grandson, Barrett Singular; and brothers, Leon Talbot, LeRoy “Gene” Talbot, Robert Talbot and Jerry Talbot; sister, Yvonne Talbot and sister-in-law, Wanda Talbot. 

Survivors include, daughter, Jeannette (Kent) Singular, Linn; son, Mark Brungardt, Manhattan; grandson, Andrew Singular; brothers, James (Marguerite) Talbot, Marysville, Raymond (Sheri) Talbot, Wichita; and sisters, Kathleen Wilkes, Altus, OK, Laura Asp, Wichita Falls, TX and Margaret Talbot, University, MS.

A memorial fund is established and will be designated later.  Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home, Washington.

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