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Phillip R. Rundle

August 27, 1944 ~ April 25, 2015 (age 70)

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April 28, 2015

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
D. L. Newcomer Funeral Home
1105 E 9th Ave
Brodhead, WI 53520

Memorial Service
April 29, 2015

11:00 AM
United Methodist Church
501 1st Center Ave.
Brodhead, WI 53520

Phillip R. Rundle, age 70, of Brodhead,  passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, WI.  He was born on August 27, 1944 in Monroe, WI, the son of Milo and Clara (Bredeson) Rundle.  His first marriage was to Carla Swiggum.  She passed away in 1982.  He married Mary L. Popanz on August 19, 1983 in Brodhead, WI.

Phil was a member of the United Methodist Church, Brodhead and taught at the Brodhead Middle School for 36 years, retiring in 2001.  While teaching, he also coached the middle school boys and girls basketball teams, and also was involved with  high school wrestling.  He served on the Brodhead City Council, was past-president, also served on many other committees, including the Public Safety Committee, and was a board member of the Brodhead Water and Light Commission.  He enjoyed traveling, bowling, being outdoors and doing yardwork, antiques -  especially tractors and cars, hunting, four-wheeling, was an avid Packer and Badger fan, mentoring kids, but most important to Phil was his family.

He is survived by his wife Mary, Brodhead; a son, Justin (Liz) Rundle, Menomonee Falls, WI; a daughter, Robin (Kalen) Marsden, Monroe, WI; two sisters-in-law, Rosie Rundle, Pleasant Prairie, WI and Rose Rundle, Monroe, WI, and many loving family members and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, and two brothers, David in 1986 and Myron in 1988.  

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the United Methodist Church, Brodhead, with Pastors Neil Swiggum and Pat Soddy officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, BRODHEAD, WI.  A memorial fund will be established.   

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