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Delores Bruning

Delores Bruning

1926 - 2022

Delores Valeria Bruning age 95 of Rogers Township passed away October 21, 2022 at Medilodge in Alpena.

She was born October 22, 1926 in Ocqueoc to William and Martha (Sorgenfrei) Karsten.

Delores married Vaughn Baker on June 22, 1946 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on March 12, 1986. She was a life member of Immanuel Lutheran’s Ladies Aid. She also was a Sunday school teacher for many years. Delores loved to bowl and she was inducted into the Rogers City Bowling Hall of Fame. She gave up bowling at the age of 90. Delores married Richard Bruning on April 27, 1996 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, he also preceded her in death on December 8, 2020.

Delores is survived by her two children, Cheryl (Paul) Derry of Alpena and Michael (Andrea) Baker of Moltke; six grandchildren, Shannon Sorby, Matthew Derry, Jeannette Baker, Stacy Heneveld, Terri Schubert and Scott Baker; six great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; three step daughters, Janice (Lee) Andrews of Jenison, Sally (Anthony) Schepis of Perry and Karen (Thomas) Hesselschwerdt of Grand Rapids; nine step grandchildren; and six step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vaughn and husband, Richard; and her son, Eric.

Friends may visit at Beck Funeral Home on Monday, October 24th from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10:00 a.m. through time of her funeral at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Keith Lemley officiating.

Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice in memory of Delores Bruning.

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Delores Bruning – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI