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Leona Mary Brucker Eller
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1896
Kentland
Newton County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 24, 1988
Rensselaer
Jasper County
Indiana, USA

daughter of Sophary Frank Brucker
& Salina Jane "Jennie" Brees (dau of Moses Brees & Catherine Gibson)

parents full name and Leona's middle/first name (Mary)
submitted by Quentin Robinson of Lafayette, IN

1900 Grant Twp., Newton Co., IN
Sophray Brucker b. July 1860 m.16yrs b. OH, farmer
Jennie b. Feb 1866 m.16yrs , 7 children, 5 living, b. IN
Ella b. Nov 1882 b. IN
Nora b. May 1888 b. IN
Grace b. Jan 1890 IN
Leona b. Dec 1895 IN
Martha b. May 1898 IN

1910 Grant Twp., Newton Co., IN
Sophary Brucker 50yrs m. once 26yrs b. O, farmer
Saline 44yrs m.once 26yrs, 9 children, 7 living, b. IN
Ella Victoria 25yrs b. IN school teacher
Nora C. 21yrs b. IN, school teacher
Brace 20yrs b. IN
Leona 14yrs b. IJN
Martha 11yrs b. IN
Bernice L. 6yrs b. IN
Lyle D 5yrs b. IN

She married Roscoe B. Eller 11 June 1918 Newton Co., IN.

1920 Gilboa Twp., Benton Co., IN
Roscoe Eller 31yrs b. OH, farmer
Leona 24yrs b. IN
June 10/12yrs b. IN

1930 Gilboa Twp., Benton Co., IN
Roscoe Eller 29yrs b. OH, farmer
Leona M. 33yrs b. IN
June H. 11yrs b. IN
Sophary R. Brucker, father-in-law, 72yrs, widowed b. OH

1940 Gilboa Twp., Benton Co., IN
Roscoe Eller 44yrs b. OH farmer
Leona 43yrs b. IN
June 21yrs b. IN

Rensselaer Republican
Thurs., 26 May 1988
Leona Eller
Leona M. Eller, 91, of Remington, died at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday at the Rensselaer Care Center.
The daughter of Sophary and Salina (Brees) Brucker, she was born Dec. 12, 1896, in Kentland.
She was married June 11, 1918, in Kentland, to Roscoe Eller, who died in 1980. She lived on the farm in Benton County until 1943 then moved to Remington. She was a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary 280 of Remington and was a past most excellent chief of the Pythian Sisters of Remington.
Survivors include one daughter, June Goodnight, Remington; and one brother, Lyle Brucker, Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by seven sisters.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m today at the Stitz Funeral Home in Remington, with the Rev. Thomas McGilliard officiating. Burial followed in the Remington Cemetery.

IN death certificate
Leona M. Eller
widowed
father-Sophary Brucker
mother-Salina Brees
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sophary Frank Brucker (1857 - 1943)
  Salina Jane Brees Brucker (1865 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Roscoe B. Eller (1889 - 1980)
 
 Children:
  June H. Eller Goodnight (1919 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nora Catherine Brucker Shearer (1888 - 1955)*
  Grace Eunice Brucker Weber (1890 - 1973)*
  Leona Mary Brucker Eller (1896 - 1988)
  Martha L. Brucker (1898 - 1975)*
  Lyle Darwin Brucker (1905 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Remington Cemetery
Remington
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Alana Knochel Bauman
Record added: Dec 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63068468
Leona Mary <i>Brucker</i> Eller
Added by: Alana Knochel Bauman
 
Leona Mary <i>Brucker</i> Eller
Added by: Alana Knochel Bauman
 
Leona Mary <i>Brucker</i> Eller
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