He was preceded in death by brother, Ken and his parents Robert Brust and Martha Aemisegger.
He is survived by his wife Alva, sister Rosalie and Jack Dale Philadelphia, Penn.; his step children Dan and Cindy Dawson of Ajo, Ariz.; Diana and Doug Kuntz of Belgrade, Mont.; Donna and Tony Colombo of Plains; Dennis Dawson of Anchorage, Alaska; and nine grandchildren.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Sunset Hills Funeral Home of Plains is entrusted with the arrangements.