|Birth: ||Mar. 16, 1915|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 2008|
VIENNA, Mo. -
Emma Marie Brunnert, of Argyle, was born on March 16, 1915, at Argyle, a daughter of Richard and Mary (Reinkemeyer) Groene, and departed this life at 4:35 p.m., Sunday evening, March 9, 2008, in the Westphalia Retirement Center, Westphalia.
Mrs. Brunnert had been in failing health for some time and had attained the age of 92 years, 11 months and 24 days.
Mrs. Brunnert was united in marriage on April 27, 1938, at Argyle, to Martin Joseph Brunnert, and to this union five children were born. Mrs. Brunnert was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 31, 1987; her father on July 1, 1948; her mother on Sept. 30, 1985; three brothers, Wilfred Groene on Aug. 28, 2003, infant Martin Lawrence Groene on Nov. 25, 1926, at the age of 4 months, and Bernard "Ben" Groene on Nov. 27, 2006.
Mrs. Brunnert was a member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Argyle; Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary; Veteran of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary; and the Osage County Extension Club. She was a school bus driver for the Argyle School System, a cook for weddings and a volunteer worker for the Knights of Columbus and Veteran of Foreign Wars as well as being a loving and devoted housewife, mother, and homemaker.
Those left to mourn the passing of Mrs. Brunnert include: One son, John Brunnert, Carthage; four daughters, Mary Patten, Jefferson City; Agnes Struemph, Freeburg; Gertrude Schwartze, Argyle; and Judi Crede Carthage; one brother, Albert Groene, St. Louis; three sisters, Alma Verhoff, Westphalia; Dorothy Baumhoer, St. Louis; and Elvira Leven, Meta; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation for Mrs. Brunnert will be 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2008, and 10-11 a.m., Thursday, March 13, 2008, in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Argyle.
The Argyle Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 8045 and the Argyle Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary Council No. 2047 memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2008, in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Argyle, followed by a Prayer Service led by Msgr. Marion Markewicz.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mrs. Brunnert at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 13, 2008, in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Argyle, with Msgr. Marion Makarewicz officiating.
Interment will be in the St. Aloysius Cemetery, Argyle, under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
Spiritual offerings to be applied for Masses or memorial contributions to the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Argyle or the Alzheimer's Association are suggested with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
Dietrich Richard Groene (1878 - 1948)
Mary Catherine Reinkemeyer Groene (1894 - 1985)
Martin Joseph Brunnert (1908 - 1987)*
Emma Marie Groene Brunnert (1915 - 2008)
Bernard Casper Groene (1919 - 2006)*
Martin Lawrence Groene (1926 - 1926)*
Wilfred Joseph Groene (1927 - 2003)*
Albert E Groene (1933 - 2010)*
Saint Aloysius Cemetery
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