Timothy (Tim) Jack Brune passed away Jan. 15, 2019, in Jackson, at the age of 84.
Born in Hollister, Tim grew up and raised his own family in Tuolumne County.
In addition to other jobs, he worked most of his adult life in heavy construction as a surveyor and grade setter. He was a proud 50-year member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 3. In his later years, Tim and his wife also lived in Oakdale, Acampo and Susanville.
Tim is survived by his sister-in-law, Martha Brune, of Galt; his three children, Melody (Brune) Brawley, of Beaverton, Oregon, Anthony (Tony) Brune, of Ione; and Paul Brune and his wife, Cindi, also of Ione; as well as grandchildren, Eric Lard, of Rocklin, Andrew Brawley, of Beaverton, and Doug Brawley, of Magalia; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, James T. Brune, Sr. and Celia Bernice (Kahl) Brune; his wife of 58 years, Peggy Joann (Deaton) Brune; and his brother, James T. (Ted) Brune, Jr.
Plans for a private celebration of Tim’s life are pending.