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Emeline Ida Bruss
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Obituary for Emeline Ida Bruss

Emeline I. Bruss (nee Meyer), age 95, of Hartford, Wisconsin, joined her husband in Heaven on Friday, November 3, 2017.

Emeline was born September 19, 1922 in Alaska, WI to John and Emma (nee Shirkey) Meyer. She was united in marriage to George H. Bruss Jr. on November 25, 1944 in Algoma, WI.

Eme was very active in her faith, being baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Algoma, taught Sunday School and was involved in Bible Study groups throughout her life. Eme graduated from Algoma High School in 1938. She was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary Post 9156 in Sheboygan, WI where she was past president and treasurer. Eme interests were gardening, embroidery, sewing, baking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Children brought her the greatest joy.

Eme is survived by her loving children, Sally (Martin) Van Ess of Hawkins, WI, John (Bea) Bruss of Culver City, CA, Joan (Bruce) Haver of Jackson, WI, Jane (John) Fox of Ladysmith, WI, and Susan Payne of Elkhorn, WI; cherished grandchildren, Wendy (Steve) Darm, Angela (Steve) Nuthals, Alan (Carrie) Bruss, Michael (Suzanne) Bruss, Jason (Wilma) Bruss, Erin and Ethan Bruss, Carrie Haver (Robert Petersen), and Simon Payne; cherished great-grandchildren, Leander Van Ess, Ashley, Samantha, and Corey Darm, Alexander and Nathan Nuthals, Kathryn and Matthew Bruss, Kenneth Bruss, Shjonna Petersen, William Haver Petersen. She is further survived and missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 70 years, George H. Bruss Jr. “Dutch”, parents; siblings: Raymond (Erna) Meyer, Myrtle (Walter) Stickman, Mabel (Armond) Wolff, Ruth Meyer, Violet (Al) Drenski, Harold (Beulah) Meyer, Edna (Sam) Wenz, Maynard (Regina) Meyer, Ethel (Hank) Wierichs, LeRoy (Lita) Meyer, and John Meyer.

Christian funeral services for Eme will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union Street Hartford, Wisconsin 53027.) Family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday at the funeral home from 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Private interment in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Kohler, Wisconsin.

Memorial contributions to the VFW Post 9156 or to the charity of one’s choice are appreciated.


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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Shimon Funeral Home

824 Union Street
Hartford, WI 53027

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8

Nov

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Shimon Funeral Home

824 Union Street
Hartford, WI 53027

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