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Donna Lynn Bruner

September 22, 1945 December 19, 2018
Donna Lynn Bruner
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Obituary for Donna Lynn Bruner

Donna Lynn Bruner, age 73, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital emergency room. She was born on September 22, 1945, in Nevada, MO, the daughter of Ava “Brownie” Brown and Ethel Goins Brown. She attended Ft. Scott schools until December of her senior year when her family moved to Spring Hill, KS. She always considered herself a member of the FSHS Class of 1963. She married Evert Eugene “Gene” Bruner on December 20, 1963, in Ft. Scott. He preceded her in death on June 19, 2015. Donna worked for Western Insurance Company in Ft. Scott for ten years, beginning in 1963. After her boys started kindergarten, she began working for Fort Scott Middle School from 1978 until her retirement in 2015. Donna enjoyed cross stitch, reading, tending her flowers and watching birds at her numerous birdfeeders. She enjoyed working with the Fort Scott kids at school. Her great love was spending time with her family and watching all the grandkids’ activities.

Survivors include her daughter, Genea Bruner, Ft. Scott; two sons, David Bruner and wife Michelle, Ft. Scott, and Darren Bruner and wife Tracie, Lee’s Summit, MO; a brother, Terry Brown and wife Kristy, Spring Hill, KS; a sister-in-law, Katherine Ann Pritchett, Pratt, KS; grandchildren Kylie and Dylan, Ft. Scott, and Ben, Lee’s Summit; a niece; and several nephews. Besides her husband Gene, she was preceded in death by her parents; and in-laws, Homer and Dortha Bruner.

Rev. Dusty Drake will conduct funeral services at 12:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 26th, at the Community Christian Church. Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 until 12:00 Wednesday, prior to the service, at the church. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

26

Dec

11:00 AM 12/26/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/26/2018 12:00:00 PM
Community Christian Church

1919 S. Horton St.
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701

Community Christian Church
1919 S. Horton St. Fort Scott 66701 Kansas
United States

Service

Wednesday

26

Dec

12:00 PM 12/26/2018 12:00:00 PM
Community Christian Church

1919 S. Horton St.
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701

Community Christian Church
1919 S. Horton St. Fort Scott 66701 Kansas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

U.S. National Cemetery Final Resting Place

900 E. National Ave.
Fort, Scott 66701

900 E. National Ave. Fort 66701 Scott
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

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