Bruhns, Sheryl Ann

Bruhns, Sheryl Ann

Female 1944 - 2003  (59 years)

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  • Name Bruhns, Sheryl Ann  [1
    Born 11 Feb 1944  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 4 Jun 1998  Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 1 Mar 2003  Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cremated Riverview Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    +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. Bruhns, Sheryl Ann,   b. 11 Feb 1944, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 2003, Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     
    Person ID I20475  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2023 

    Father Bruhns, Willard Carl,   b. 4 Jun 1916, Brookfield Township, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1951, Hines, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Southwick, Beverly Jean,   b. 10 Mar 1921, Streator, Livingston County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2000, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1940  Clinton County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    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. Bruhns, Sheryl Ann,   b. 11 Feb 1944, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 2003, Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     
    Family ID F7626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Schaefer, Dale O.,   b. 20 Oct 1943, Saybrook, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1970, Kankakee County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1965  Saybrook, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F7629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1944 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1965 - Saybrook, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Jun 1998 - Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 2003 - Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - - Riverview Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Dale Schaefer ( -1970) and Sheryl Ann Bruhns (1944-2003)
    Dale Schaefer ( -1970) and Sheryl Ann Bruhns (1944-2003)
    Wedding photo

  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2023.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 3 Mar 2003, Page 2

      Sheryl Schaefer
      1944-2003

      BLOOMINGTON -- Sheryl Ann Schaefer, 59, of Bloomington, a native of Streator and aunt of two Streator residents, died at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2003, at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.

      Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at East Lawn Funeral Home.

      Cremation rites will be accorded.

      Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Streator.

      Born Feb. 11, 1944, in Streator, she was the daughter of Willard and Beverly Jean (Southwick) Bruhns. She married Dale Schaefer on Feb. 25, 1965. He died July 2, 1970.

      Surviving are a son, Jeff (Denise) Schaefer of Normal; two granddaughters; a niejpe, Connie (Mrs. Mike) Casey of Streator; nephews, Brian Bruhns of Streator, and Mike Bruhns of Chillicothe; and several great-nieces and nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Eugene Bruhns.

      She worked in customer service for Country Companies and was a salesman for KBL in Bloomington and Peoria and Lazyboy in Bloomington.

      Memorials may be directed to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [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

    3. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 13 Jan 2023.
      Memorial ID 248339379
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/248339379

      Sheryl Ann Bruhns Schaefer

      Birth
      2 Nov 1944
      Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
      Death
      1 Mar 2003 (aged 58)
      Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA
      Burial
      Riverside Cemetery
      Saybrook, McLean County, Illinois, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [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

    5. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2023.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 11 Jan 2000, Page 2

      Bruhns Beverly Bruhns
      1921-2000

      Beverly Jean Bruhns, 78, of 34 Troy Court, Bloomington, formerly of Streator, died at 4:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000. at Heritage Manor of Bloomington.

      Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at Solon & Baker Funeral Home.

      Cremation rites will be accorded.

      Graveside services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren Brian and Michael Bruhns, Connie Casey and Jeffrey Schaefer.

      Born March 10, 1921, in Streator, she was a daughter of Herbert and Rose Mabel (Decker) Southwick. She married Willard Bruhns on Nov. 7, 1940. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1951.

      Surviving are a daughter, Sheryl Schaefer of Bloomington; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

      Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Eugene W. Bruhns; and a sister, Betty Harding.

      She retired from Owens-Ilhnois Glass as a selector.

      She resided at 219 W. 11th St. Streator prior to moving to Bloomington in 1981.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2023.
      The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois), 26 Feb 1966, Page 20

      Miss Bruhns Married To Dale Schaefer, Saybrook

      SAYBROOK (PNS) -- Miss Sheryl Bruhns, daughter of Mrs. Beverly Bruhns of Streator, and the late Willard Bruhns, was united in marriage to Pvt. Dale Schaefer, son of the Otto Schaefers of rural Saybrook, at 1 p.m., Wednesday at the Methodist parsonage in Saybrook.

      The Rev. Eugene Kerrick officiated at the ceremony and Mrs. Bernard Thacker and John Schaefer, sister and brother of the the bridegroom, served as attendants. Parents of the bridegroom were guests.

      The bride wore a white imported lace dress with a corsage of red roses. Her attendant wore a beige brocade dress.

      A reception for the couple was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thacker following the ceremony.

      The bride is empkned by General Electric in Bloomington. and he is serving with U.S. Army stationed at Ft. Gordon, Georgia.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    7. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2023.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 3 Jul 1970, Page 9

      Streator Native Killed

      Dale O. Schaefer, 24, Saybrook, husband of the former Sheryle Bruhns, a native of Streator, was killed instantly in a two-vehicle crash Thursday near Kankakee.

      He was a passenger in a car driven by George Lawrence Blythe, 46, Arrowsmith, who was also killed. Three other passengers remain hospitalized. They were all employes of a petroleum company en route to work.

      The accident happened at 7:25 a.m. at the intersection of Illinois 17 and a road seven miles west of Kankakee. Blythe's auto collided with a dump truck driven by Ferdinand Naese, 70, Kankakee. Naese was ticketed for failure to yield the right-of-way while making a turn.

      Services for Mr. Schaefer will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Stensel funeral home in Saybrook, with Rev. Dean L. Benton officiating. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery, Saybrook.

      Visitation will be at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

      Born in Saybrook, Oet. 20, 1943, he was a son of Otto and Lois (Pulsipher) Schaefer. He married Sheryle Bruhns in Saybrook Feb. 23, 1966.

      Surviving are his wife; parents; a son, Jeffrey, at home; three sisters: Mrs. Wayne Hiles, Bourbonnais; Mrs. William Mosson, Saybrook; Mrs. Bernard Thacker, Peotoria; two brothers: John and Lawrence, Saybrook.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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