Bruhns, Eugene Willard

Bruhns, Eugene Willard

Male 1941 - 1998  (56 years)

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  • Name Bruhns, Eugene Willard 
    Nickname Gene 
    Born 16 Sep 1941  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 7 May 1994  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 9 Oct 1995  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 4 Jun 1998  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 4 Jun 1998  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried Riverview Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I20474  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2021 

    Father Bruhns, Willard Carl,   b. 4 Jun 1916, Grand Rapids Township, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Southwick, Beverly,   b. 10 Mar 1921,   d. 9 Jan 2000  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1940  Clinton County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 2 children 
    +1. Bruhns, Eugene Willard,   b. 16 Sep 1941, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1998, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Living
     
    Family ID F7626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Easley, Betty Jane,   b. 23 Jul 1945, Meredosia, Morgan County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1994, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1963  Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F7628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1941 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Sep 1963 - Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7 May 1994 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Oct 1995 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Jun 1998 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jun 1998 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverview Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Documents
    Eugene Willard Bruhns (1941-1998)
    Eugene Willard Bruhns (1941-1998)
    1959 Streator Township High School (Streator, Illinois) yearbook photo

  • Sources 
    1. [S879] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 2021.
      Name: Eugene Willard Bruhns [Eugene W Bruhns]
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 16 Sep 1941
      Birth Place: Streator Las, Illinois
      Death Date: 4 Jun 1998
      Father:
      Willard C Bruhns
      Mother:
      Beverly J Southwick
      SSN: 361349470
      Notes: Oct 1959: Name listed as EUGENE WILLARD BRUHNS; 09 Jun 1998: Name listed as EUGENE W BRUHNS

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 2021.
      The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois), 9 May 1994, Page 20

      Betty J. Bruhns

      STREATOR -- Betty J. Bruhns, 48, of 219 11th St, Streator, died at 10:28 p.m. Saturday (May, 7, 1094) at St Mary's Hospital in Streator after a brief illness.

      Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Winterrowd-Hagi Funeral Home, Streator. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.

      Visitation will be from S to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

      Born July 23, 1945, in Meredosia, she was the daughter of Melvin and Leona Waters Easley. She married Eugene Bruhns on Sept 6, 1963, in Denver. He survives.

      Other survivors include her mother, Leona Montoya, Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sons, Brian and Michael Bruhns, both of Streator; one daughter, Connie Bruhns, Streator; one grandson; two brothers, Elden Easley, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Lee Easley, Denver; and one sister, Christine Munson, Tampa, Fla.

      Her father, a brother and a stepbrother preceded her in death.

      Mrs. Bruhns lived in Streator most of her life. She formerly managed the Dollar General stores in Ottawa and Streator.

      Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 9 Oct 1995, Page 6

      Bruhns-Casey

      Eugene Bruhns, 219 Eleventh St., announces the engagement of his daughter, Connie J. Bruhns, to Michael A. Casey, both of Streator. Her mother is the late Betty Bruhns.

      The groom-to-be is the son of Margaret Wasso, Romeoville.

      The bride-to-be is a 1990 graduate of Streator High School. She has been an office associate at Stateville Correctional Center since 1993.

      Her fiance is a 1989 graduate of LaSalle-Peru High School. He has been a correctional officer at Stateville Correctional Center since 1990.

      The couple will be married at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at First Church of God, Streator.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 5 Jun 1998, Page 12

      Eugene Bruhns
      1941-1998

      Eugene W. Bruhns, 56, of 219 11th St., died at 5:40 a.m. June 4, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital.

      Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Funeral Home. The Rev. Bob Monts, of Central Church of Christ, will officiate.

      Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Roger and Larry Schell, Emmett Cave, Bruce Glos, Larry Runyon and Donnie Trainor.

      Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

      Born Sept. 16, 1941, in Streator, he was the son of Willard and Beverly (Southwick) Bruhns. He married Betty J. Easley on Sept. 6, 1963. She died May 7, 1994.

      He is survived by his mother, of Bloomington; sons, Brian and Michael Bruhns, both of Streator; a daughter, Connie (Mrs. Mike) Casey of Streator; four grandchildren; and a sister, Sheryl Schaeffer of Bloomington.

      He was preceded in death by his father.

      He retired from Owens-Illinois Glass Company in 1997.

      Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    5. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 28 Jun 2021.
      Memorial ID 171883361
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/171883361

      Eugene Willard Bruhns
      Birth 16 Sep 1941
      Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
      Death 4 Jun 1998 (aged 56)
      Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
      Burial
      Riverview Cemetery
      Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S2416] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 2021.
      Name: Beverly Southwick
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 20
      Birth Date: abt 1920
      Birth Place: Streator, Illinois
      Marriage Date: 7 Nov 1940
      Marriage Place: Clinton, Iowa, USA
      Previous Marriages: First
      Father: Herbert Southwick
      Mother: Mabel Southwick
      Spouse: Willard C Bruhns

      Name: Willard C Bruhns
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 25
      Birth Date: abt 1915
      Birth Place: Brookfield Twnship, Illinois
      Marriage Date: 7 Nov 1940
      Marriage Place: Clinton, Iowa, USA
      Previous Marriages: First
      Father: William Bruhns
      Mother: Susie Bruhns
      Spouse: Beverly Southwick

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S2522] Colorado, U.S., Select County Marriages, 1863-2018, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 2021.
      Name : Mr Eugene Willard Bruhns
      Marriage Date: 6 Sep 1963
      Marriage Place: Denver, Colorado, USA
      Spouse: Betty Jane Easley

      Researched by Ted Smith


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