Audrey Jean Bruning
1934 - 2021
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Audrey Jean Bruning
Audrey Jean Bruning, 86, of Seward, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Manor Court in Freeport. She was born June 8, 1934 in Freeport, the daughter of E. Floyd and Cecile L. (Scotchbrook) Miller. She graduated from Pearl City High School in 1951. Audrey married Wilbur Albert Bruning on February 16, 1955 in Freeport. Audrey and Wilbur farmed in the Seward area for over 50 years. She was a member of the Leaf River Grange and enjoyed gardening, reading and playing cards.
Audrey is survived by her daughter, Diane (Jeff) Ross of Ridott; grandsons, Jason (Alyssa) Ross of Bloomington, Joel Ross of Ridott; sisters-in-law, Lucille Bruning, Hazel Peters; several nephews and nieces.
Audrey is predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Wilbur Bruning; son, Kenneth Bruning.
A private family interment service will be at Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery near Pecatonica with Pastor Donald T. Plock of the German Valley United Methodist Church officiating. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.
Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. For an online obituary and tributes go to

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Published in The Freeport Journal Standard from Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 2021.
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