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Mayme Bruns       Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 31, 2004

SAN JOSE -- Mayme Gertrude Bruns, 84, of San Jose died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at 8:28 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the San Jose United Methodist Church. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Don Doty officiating.

Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, rural San Jose.

Mrs. Bruns was a homemaker and farmer's wife.

She was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Logan County to Harry and Gertie Eeten Klokkenga. She married Lawrence Bruns on Feb. 19, 1944, in Emden. He died in 1988.

She is survived by two daughters, Esther Bruns and Faye Bruns, both of Springfield; one granddaughter, Trudi Hopkins of San Jose; one brother, Harry (and Joanne) Klokkenga; and two sisters, Ruth Klokkenga and Helen (and Robert) Zumwalt.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Carol Logan, and one sister, Florence Lolling.

She was a member of the San Jose United Methodist Church and a past member of the San Jose Women's Club.

Memorials may be made to the church.


Clifford Reed       Send a link to a friend

Archived Aug. 30, 2004

LINCOLN -- Clifford E. Reed, 66, of Lincoln died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at 2:05 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

His body was cremated and no services are planned.

Holland and Barry Funeral Home of Lincoln handled arrangements.

He was an automotive route salesman and had worked at Lincoln Developmental Center for three years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1956 through 1962 in Battery "B," 1st Missile Battalion of the 43rd Artillery Unit.

He was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Lincoln to Clifford L. and Goldie Olive Mahoney Reed. He married Phyllis Loretta Paoni on Dec. 27, 1984, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one son, Lee Reed of Lincoln; two daughters, Vicki Reed and Shannon Reed, both of Lincoln; one stepdaughter, Jennifer (and husband Jeff) Krick of Athens; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was of the Christian faith.

He was a member of the Imperial Council of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine and Mount Pulaski Commandery 39 of Illinois.

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