Elizabeth Mae "Betty" (Bruegger) Delaney (1928 - 2014)

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  • - Leigh Delaney-Tucker
  • - John Sodec
  • - Mary Denise Sodec
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Elizabeth Mae "Betty" Bruegger Delaney, 85, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Panama City, Fla.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown, with Jim Dann officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery in Brownstown. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mrs. Delaney was born on Oct. 9, 1928, in Brownstown, the daughter of Charles and Irma Bruegger.
After growing up in Brownstown, she married Dr. Daniel R. Delaney and moved to Florida, where she raised her family. She worked as a secretary at Eglin Air Force Base and the University of West Florida, and also as an assistant in her husband's chiropractic office. She cooked many wonderful family dinners and enjoyed playing tennis and traveling to visit family.
She is survived by daughters, Judy and her husband Paul Briere, Danette and her husband Vern Askegard, Lisa Collinsworth, Leigh and her husband Gary Tucker, and Denise and her husband John Sodec; grandchildren, Claire and her husband Clay Cope, Colette Briere and her husband Jeff, Peter Briere and his wife Elizabeth, and Rebecca Sodec; great-grandchildren, Lauren Cope and Lucy Briere; three stepgrandchildren and nine great-stepgrandchildren; brother, Carl Bruegger; sister Charlene and her husband Jim Beckett; and special niece and nephews, Beth Smith, and Chris and Scott Warner.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Bruegger.
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Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
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Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3344
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Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 23 to Oct. 1, 2014