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“Bruno, you will be missed. Gerlach will never be the same. You were so kind and always generous to us when we came to town. Your spaghetti is the...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Ken & Diana McNeal - Graeagle, CA

“Bruno, you are forever in my heart. I will ever grateful for your generosity, friendship and big, booming nature. Your kindness to my father for...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Raymond Gabica - Macomb, IL

“Miss you and the time we spent together ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Giuseppe DiGregorio - Frederick, CO

“I had many motorcycle runs and Chukar hunts over the years with a stop at Bruno's...... great food, pool and always a Picon or two. Bruno was a...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: John Liller - Boise, ID

“We would make the drive from Fernley when we lived there out to Bruno's to get ravioli's. It was so worth the drive. What a nice man. What a...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Louise Stowell - Spanish Fork, UT

“Rest in peace Bruno. Thank you for all that you have done to a lot of people.Sincerely,Dr. Mel and Marj Magboo ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Countless memories over generations of our family and friends gearing up to go to "Bruno's" to start us off on a hunt in the great Silver State.My...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Robert Solari - Linden, CA

“I will miss you.Bud ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: VBud Valceschini - Susanville, CA

“Gerlach will never be the same without him. Sending up prayers for his family. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Roberta Grinsell - Reno, NV

“Skeekie, Cecil and Boys,I am sorry to hear about Bruno. I feel lucky that I got to meet him and the rest of you on our short visits to Gerlach. I...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Stacy Glenn - Parma, ID

“Bruno will be sadly missed, I worked for the Union Pacific RR and we stopped their for lunches occasionally. We talked to him . He was hard to...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Gene Bridgman - Keystone Hts,, FL

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: FRED PASCHALL - Winnemucca, NV

“My condolences to his family and loved ones. My father Ken Smedley spoke highly of him. Barbara Smedley ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Barbara Smedley - Roseburg, OR

“With fond memories of a unique and wonderful man. Bruno helped my father when h immigrated from Italy in 1953. I saw Bruno last time a few years ago...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Galli Dalquet - Vinita, Ok


15 of 18 | Posted by: Madeline Hibbs - Reno, NY

“I never met Bruno, much to my regret. But he was a legend in the long distance motorcycling community. He will be missed - and never replaced. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Jordan - Sterling, VA

“Bruno will be missed my many. I'll always remember talking about farming with him. I farm in Fresno California. He was always inquisitive when it...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Smith - Fresno, CA

“Skeekie, Cecil, Willie and Lil Cecil - we were sorry to hear about Bruno's passing. I will definitely miss seeing him at the feeds, and during our...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: A friend


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Giovanni was born on July 20, 1923 and passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Giovanni was a resident of Gerlach, Nevada at the time of passing.

There will be a visitation at 3PM on Thursday, May 18th at Walton's Funeral Home - Sierra Chapel, 875 W. Second St. Reno, NV.

Bruno never enjoyed flowers and whenever asked of what to do with money would always say to give some to the kids, therefore in lieu of flowers, contributions in Bruno's memory may be made to a college savings account set-up at the Nevada State Bank, so that his legacy may live on.

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