ENID, Okla. — Linda Bruner died on June 19, 2012 at her home in Enid, Okla. Born June 16, 1949 in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Paul and Jennie (Reiser) Ueckert in Great Bend. Raised in Great Bend, she graduated from Great Bend High School, and then attended Fort Hays State University. She spent several years in Houston, Texas and Midland, Texas, before moving to Enid, Okla. in 1997. She was a realtor with Nicholas Realty for ten years. On April 21, 2007, she married Donald L. Bruner. Her passions were cooking, traveling, and gardening. She was a loving wife and mother. She holds a family record for fishing, catching an eight pound large-mouth bass at a private lake in Sun City.
Mrs. Bruner was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. She was an avid golfer and a member of Oakwood Women’s Golf Association, where she held several offices, was a volunteer at Enid Literacy Council, a member of Weed and Seed Gardening Club and P.E.O.
Survivors include her husband Donald; son Chris Myers and wife Alexa of New York City, NY; stepchildren Melissa Bruner of Stillwater, Okla. and Scott Bruner and wife Melanie of Owasso, Okla.; mother Jennie Ueckert of Great Bend; two sisters, Karen Hammons of Great Bend and Diana Stumps of Derby; four step-grandchildren; three nephews; one niece; one grand-niece; and two grand-nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Paul Ueckert; and brother Allen Ueckert.
A memorial mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patricks Catholic Church in Great Bend with Father Don Bedore officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Sedan. Memorials are suggested to Hospice Circle of Love or St. Joseph’s Catholic School. Online condolences can be sent at www.andersonburris.com.
Arrangements are by
Anderson-Burris Funeral Home**
3002 N. Van Buren
Enid, Ok 73703
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 20, 2012