15 Nov Nicholas “Nick” Bruington
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the untimely passing of Nicholas ‘Nick’ Elias Bruington, a beloved son, brother, and friend. Nick left this world on November 12, 2023, at the young age of 17, leaving a void in the hearts of those who knew him.
Memorial services will be November 18, 2023, at Bismarck Funeral Home at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be on Friday November 17, 2023, from 5:00 -7:00 with rosary at 7:00 pm.
Born on June 21, 2006, in Bismarck, Nick brought joy and charisma to the lives of all who crossed his path. The son of Lanae, Nick was a cherished younger brother to Jacob. From an early age, Nick’s natural charm and inquisitive spirit captivated those around him, becoming evident to all who knew him.
As a member of the St. Mary’s High School wrestling team, Nick showcased his tenacity and sportsmanship. His dedication to his athletic pursuits reflected his commitment to personal growth and excellence.
Beyond the athletic arena, Nick had a deep passion for music. His love for melodies and beats was evident to anyone who saw him, as he was rarely without his headphones, immersing himself in the rhythms that brought him joy. Music was not just a soundtrack to his life but a constant companion that enriched his experiences.
In addition to his love for music, Nick found joy in virtual adventures through video games. The friendships he forged in those digital realms were as genuine and meaningful to him as those in the physical world. Nick also embraced the thrill of exploring big cities and cherished the moments spent traveling and creating memories with family and friends.
Nick’s warm smile, infectious laughter, funny wit, love for deep intense conversation and genuine kindness will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate enough to share in his journey. As we come together to mourn his passing, let us celebrate the vibrant and dynamic spirit that Nicholas ‘Nick’ Elias Bruington brought into our lives.
May Nick rest in eternal peace, and may his memory continue to brighten the lives of those who were fortunate enough to know him.
Nick is survived by his mom, Lanae Bruington, brother Jacob Bruington, grandparents Valentina Bruington, Herb Bruington (Bonnee Ritz), his special Aunt who would have done anything for Nick when he needed her, Tonda Berger (Byron), uncles, Doran Bruington, Delton Bruington, (Tammy Reinke) cousins, Payton (Allison), Katherine (Ian Adams), Cole, Austyn (Jon Dobier), Kallen, Jamyson, Kendrick and Evianna. And so many more friends and lives that he touched.
He is preceded in death by Tucker Bruington and Dylan Kingkade.
In lieu of plants and flowers memorials are preferred to the family.