Esther G. (Mansholt) Bruene

June 28, 1918 ~ April 29, 2018 (age 99)

Esther G. Bruene, 99, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at Bethalto Care Center, Bethalto, IL, on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 2:20 pm. She was born June 28, 1918, in Prairietown, IL to George Mansholt & Helen (Seeger) Mansholt. She married Erhard E. Bruene on May 28, 1937. He preceded her in death on March 28, 1978. She was a homemaker. Esther was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Bunker Hill where she was also in Ladies Aid. She is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Eden of Dorsey, IL, daughter in law, Beverly Bruene of Carlinville, IL, 10 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 13 great great grandchild and numerous cousins. Esther was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, son, Gene Edward Bruene, son in law, Lewis Eden, 1 grandchild, siblings, Kenneth Mansholt, Alveta Yates and Earl Mansholt. Friends may call on Friday, May 4, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church in Bunker Hill from 9:30 am until 11:00 am. Funeral services are Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill, IL with Rev. Brian Holle and Rev. Dale Skeesick officiating. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto, IL. Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church or BJC Hospice. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Zion Lutheran Church
Carlinville IL

BJC Hospice

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