Friday, May 29th, 2009
Leona A. Hamberg-Bruns, 88, 4146 Fleetfoot Road, Coldwater, died at 11:45 a.m. May 28, 2009, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
She was born July 8, 1920, in Fort Loramie to Edward and Mary Bensman Brandewie. On June 4, 1940, she married Paul Hamberg, who died July 20, 1985. On Jan. 2, 1988, she married Ed Bruns, who died Aug. 2, 1999.
Surviving are six children, Jim (Nanette) Hamberg, Coldwater, Herb (Betty) Hamberg, Coldwater, John (Cindy) Hamberg, Coldwater, Bill (Barb) Hamberg, St. Marys, Bob (Cheryl) Hamberg, Portland, Mich., and Mary Helen (Gary) Tarcy, Pittsburg, Pa.; four stepchildren, John (Beverly) Bruns, Minster, Joe (Nancy) Bruns, Minster, Jane (Randy) Houseworth, New Bremen, and Joann Bruns, Minster; four sisters, Adella (Howard) Feldman, Dayton, Genevieve Mauch, Florida, Martha (Dale) Hundt, Florida, and Rita (Tom) Zimmerman, Dayton; 35 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a stepson, Jeff Bruns; a sister and her husband, Mary Lucille and Gene Bleicher; a brother-in-law, Herb Mauch; and a grandchild.
She was a homemaker and retired from Reynolds & Reynolds in Celina. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and its St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodaliy.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Caling is 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.