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Valera M. Bruns

August 4, 1934 ~ March 1, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Valera M. Bruns, 85, of Golden passed away at 7:15 A.M. on Sunday, March 1, 2020 in the Golden Good Shepherd Home in Golden.

Valera was born on August 4, 1934. The daughter of Carl and Christine (Ihnen) Eilers. She married Merle E. Bruns in Golden. Merle passed away on March 15, 1977.

Valera was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Golden.

Surviving are; three children, Bryan Bruns (Debbie Kemp) of Quincy, Carol (Mike) Smith of Mendon, LuAnn (Art) Witte of Payson; eleven grandchildren, Heather (Jason) Cook of Quincy, Amber Bruns-Gottman of Golden, Kyle (Jenny) Bruns of Creve Coeur, Mo., Brandon Smith, Mendon, Brittany (Larry Bowers) Smith of Quincy, Samuel (Ashley) Witte of Quincy, Jordan (Fiance Jamie) Witte of Quincy, Luke (Gospel) Witte of Winter Haven, FL., Christian Witte of Payson, Seth Witte of Payson, Grace Witte of Payson; eight great-grandchildren, Raven Ash, Reese Gottman, Bo Gottman, Cameron Cook, Elliot Bruns, Rylee Bowers, Eli Witte, Joanna Witte; one sister, Irene Baker of DeBary, FL. And several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Norman Eilers and one sister, Mary Ann Carstens.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 in the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Golden with Reverend Mike Grieve officiating. Interment will be in the Golden Memorial Gardens in Golden. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 7, 2010 in the Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Cross Lutheran Church or the Golden Good Shepherd Home. You are invited to share memories of Valera and leave condolences at www.hunterfuneral homes.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 7, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Golden, Illinois
Golden, IL 62339

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Golden, Illinois
Golden, IL 62339

Donations

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Golden Good Shepherd Home

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