Bruegger, Paul A. baptized in the hope of Christ's Resurrection, on Wed., February 19, 2014, at age 83. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judith (née Harris) Bruegger; children, LaRita Heet, Christopher Bruegger, John (Sandi) Bruegger, Kathryn Weidman, and Mary (Roger) Young; grandchildren, Alexandra and Sarah Heet; LaRita, Grayson, and Caris Moore; Ashley Morehouse; Madison, Skylar, Jameson, Piper, and Jackson Bruegger; Samantha, Michaela, Ella, Lorelei, and Tessa Weidman; Sylvia, Benjamin, and Gabriella Young; siblings-in-law, LaRita (Arthur) Hovis, Marilyn Harris, and Wayne (Suzanne) Harris; dear cousin, Lois Wilhelm; and dear friend, David Wilmot; other relatives; and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Charles Bruegger; siblings, Charles (late Dolores) Bruegger, Marian Noonan, and Rosemary (late James) Redmond; and sister-in-law, Jeannine (late Harold) Sullentrup. Paul was a 42-year employee of the TRRA and 28-year member of the Legion of Mary. Special thanks to Aunt Marilyn for her constant love and support, and to the wonderful staff at Mary, Queen and Mother Center, who cared for Paul for the past 5 years. Services: In fulfillment of Paul's wishes, his body has been donated to SLU School of Medicine. Visitation Friday, Feb. 28, 3-8 P.M. at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons Funeral Home, 7027 Gravois Avenue, 63116. Memorial Mass Sat., March 1, 11 a.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 4092 Blow Street, 63116. Masses preferred, or memorial contributions to IHM Church, or Mary, Queen and Mother Center, 7601 Watson Road, 63119.
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John L. Ziegenhein & Sons Funeral Home
7027 Gravois Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63116
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Feb. 26, 2014