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Howard Alan Brunvoll, 78, the beloved husband of Arline Brunvoll and the wonderful loving father of Gary Brunvoll and Steven Brunvoll, passed away Jan. 7, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones in Crossville, TN. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Arline Brunvoll of Crossville; sons, Gary Brunvoll and wife, Terri, of Chattanooga, and Steven Brunvoll and wife, Laurel, of Gaithersburg, MD; and grandchildren, Melissa Brunvoll, Ellie Brunvoll, Hallie Brunvoll, Joshua Brunvoll and Michael Brunvoll.
Born Aug. 13, 1939, in Brooklyn, NY, Howard was the son of Olav and Helen Amanda (Bentsen) Brunvoll. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and received a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. Prior to retiring in Crossville, Howard and his wife, Arline, lived in Succasunna, NJ, for 33 years, where he worked as a mechanical engineer at Picatinny Arsenal for the Department of the Army.
He was devoted to his family and loved spending time with his grandchildren. His hobbies included boating, golf, fishing and traveling. He and his wife were members of Central Baptist Church in Crossville.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at Central Baptist Church in Crossville. Visitation will precede the service, starting at 12:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations can be made to the Central Baptist Church or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Published on January 16, 2018
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