Born in Milwaukee, Wisc., he was the son of the late Howard P. and Lucy Kremmer Bronn. Mr. Bronn was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army in Central Burma. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, earning his degree in chemistry. Mr. Bronn was plant manager at Findley Adhesives and retired after more than 50 years of service. He moved to Columbus in August of 2006, coming from Homosassa, Fla. He was of the Methodist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Bronn Kohls.
Surviving is his wife, Ruth Marie Parker Bronn; three sons, John E. Bronn (Linda) of Eagle, Alaska, James R. Bronn (JoAnn) of Columbia, S.C., and Don O. Bronn (Laura) of Owensboro, Ky.; one grandson, Darby Bronn (Kristy) of Louisville, Ky., and one great grandson, Harrison Bronn.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722.
An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel of Tryon is in charge of arrangements.
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