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Nellie Lois Bruns

March 6, 1924 September 26, 2016
Nellie Lois Bruns
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Obituary for Nellie Lois Bruns

Nellie Lois (Ackerman) Bruns, 92, formerly of Worthington, MN, passed away in Castle Rock, CO on September 26, 2016.
She was born in George, IA on March 6, 1924 to Ed and Tine (Groves) Ackerman and grew up attending school in Ashton, IA. Nellie and Marvin Bruns were married on July 21, 1944 in Ashton. They farmed for 20 years outside of Worthington and moved to town in 1964. After Marvin’s passing in 1987, Nellie moved to Sioux Falls and finally to Castle Rock, CO for 11 years.
Nellie is survived by her eight children, Lanore (Harlan) Hayenga, Windom, MN; Debra (John) Meinders, Eagan, MN; Donna Heronimus, Brandon, SD; Marsha Heineke, Greeley, CO; Richard (Pam) Bruns, Champlin, MN; Marilyn (Steve) Nutter, Lakewood, CO; Bernita Bruns (partner Mark Costanzo), Lakewood, CO; Ron (Cathy) Bruns, Castle Rock, CO. She is also survived by her 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, sister Marvella Schaa, Sibley, IA; sisters-in-law Berdeen Ackerman, Sibley, IA; Erma Wick and Donna Bruns, both of Worthington, MN.
She is preceded in death by her husband Marvin, her mother and father, two sons-in-law Jim Heronimus and David Heineke, great-grandson Greyson Heineke, brothers Harvey and Marlin Ackerman and sister Verna (Ackerman) Bruns.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016 at the Benson Funeral Home, 1225 Ryans Road, Worthington, MN.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church, 116 N. Bishop Ave., Rushmore, MN, with Reverend Dan Dittman officiating. Burial will be in the Ashton Cemetery.

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5:00 PM 10/3/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/3/2016 7:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States





10:30 AM 10/4/2016 10:30:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church Rushmore

116 N Bishop Ave
Rushmore, MN 56168

First Presbyterian Church Rushmore
116 N Bishop Ave Rushmore 56168 MN
United States

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