Leona Brueckner

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leona T. Brueckner, 88, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, at Independent Care Center.

She was born April 13, 1921, daughter of Paul and Ida Versemann Kaempfe. She and Eugene W. Brueckner were married June 17, 1945. He preceded her in death Oct. 12, 1993.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Glen and Renee Brueckner of Perryville; and four grandchildren, Tessa, Corey, Elizabeth and Nicholas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a brother, Leonard Kaempfe.

Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 a.m. today at Young and Sons Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Mo., with the Rev. Roger Abernathy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials are preferred to Salem Lutheran Church or School.