Thursday, March 29th, 2007
Complete Obituary
Viola Bruns
  Viola M. Bruns, 95, 1209 Indiana Ave., St. Marys, died at 6:20 a.m. March 28, 2007, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born Dec. 24, 1911, in Minster, to Herman and Catherine Hucker Berning. On Sept. 10, 1930, she married Ferdinand Bruns, who died in March 1967.
Surviving are four sons, Mike, of Michigan, Bill, Decatur, Ind., Tom, Ada, and Robert, Rockford; seven daughters, Darlene Thees, Millie Donovan, Vicki Giere and Marie Hornburger, of Celina, Clara Beougher, Rockford, Wilma Quellhorst, St. Marys, and Thelma Grilliot, Lakeland, Fla.; a sister, Alma Davis, St. Marys; 35 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren, nine stepgreat-grandchildren and 14 stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Donald and John; three daughters, Martha Young, Ruth McMahan and Helen Pearson; three brothers, Richard, Herbert, Raymond, Albert and Henry Berning; and two sisters, Angie and Linda.
She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina.
Funeral Mass is 9 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Brenberger officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
There are no calling hours.
Contributions can be made to the St. Marys Living Center.
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