Stephen Keith Brune

November 14, 1948 ~ September 3, 2021

Stephen Keith Brune, 72, of Farmington passed away September 3, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 14, 1948 in Bonne Terre to the late Donald and Vera (McDaniel) Brune. He was also preceded in death by his son, Joshua Brune.

Stephen was a well-known local car salesman, working for various local car dealers for over 40 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting with his grandchildren.

Stephen was survived by his daughter, Stephanie (Jason) Daffron; son, Dustin (Jamie Heisel) Brune; grandchildren, Megan (Michael) Schnedler, Maggie (James) Royer, Josie Daffron, Axtin and Trigg Brune; great-grandchildren, Colton, Bristol, and Waylon Schnedler, Dean and future great-granddaughter Royer; sister, Donna (Billy) Bess; two special nieces, Natalie (Cole) Christian, Megan (Andrew) Huhman.

Graveside service will be 10:30 am on Wednesday,  September 8, 2021 at Hillview Memorial Garden Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church.  Arrangements are under the care of C.Z. Boyer & Son – Taylor Chapel in Farmington.


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  1. I am so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. 
    I’ve known him for many, many years. He was always fun to be around. My sympathy to his children and to Donna. He was a great guy 

  2. My sincere condolences to Steve's family and friends. My son and I drove by his home today and I commented that I knew he was ill and was concerned. Our neighborhood and our community will miss him greatly. God bless.

  3. Sending our condolences to Steve's family. We hadn't seen him in quite a while, but he was a friend for many years. Our thoughts and prayers for peace of heart, mind and understanding are with you.

  4. Our deepest sympathies – Steve was one of a kind in our book & took care of us, car wise, his whole career. Wish we could be there to express our sympathy & gratitude in person. Love – Dave & Ann

  5. Dustin, Jamie, and Family, 
    I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you, and your entire family during this difficult time. Sending my love, 

  6. I am so sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you. You all hold a special place in my heart. Sending all the love.

  7. I had the privilege of working with Steve for a number of years. Fine man of integrity and very caring and kind. My condolences and prayers for his family.

  8. Dustin, Jamie, Axtin & Trigg, 
      Please know how sorry we are for the loss of the amazing Dad and Grandpa he was.  May you always hold the precious memories you had with him in your heart. Prayers and Hugs to you all! We love you! 
    Jason & Erika Romine 

  9. So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. I worked with Steve at Western Southern and he was a great co-worker. Prayers for his family.

  10. I am so sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. I have known Steve since high school. He was always an honest, caring, kind man who could always make you laugh. Having lost Jim this past January, I understand the heartache, pain and loss his family is feeling and my heart goes out to all of you, especially the little children.

  11. Please accept our deepest sympathies.  Steve was a great friend, always fun to be around,  may fond memories.  May Our Lord wrap His loving arms around you and give you peace.  Herb & Kate Miller

  12. Dustin and family, so sorry for your loss there wasn't a nicer guy than Steve. you are in my thoughts. may GOD bless.

  13. My heartafelt condolences to the entire family. I went to high school with Steve and enjoyed seeing & visiting with him at various class reunions. May he rest in peace. I'm sure that you have many warm memories to sustain you in this time of loss.

  14. To Donna and all the family. I am so sorry for your loss. Steve was a great, funny and fun guy to be around. I could tell some stories on him. Lol. My prayers are with you all.

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