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 Lurline <I>Thornton</I> Brenner

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Lurline Thornton Brenner

  • Birth 25 Jan 1920 Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 31 Jul 2009 South Lyon, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 40282676

Lurline "Lu" Brenner, age 89 of Battle Creek, passed away Friday, July 31, 2009 at the home of her daughter in South Lyon where she resided during her recent illness. She was born January 25, 1920 in Montgomery, Alabama the daughter of Hermus and Edna (Stearns) Thornton.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, past president of City Association and loved to bowl.

On October 27, 1945 she was married to Robert D. Brenner, who passed away on July 24, 1987. She was also preceded in death by her son: Robert "Stan" Brenner and granddaughter: Beth D. Sheppard.

Widowed for 22 years, Lu took great pride in maintaining her home, large yard and garden area without help. During visits to her daughter's home, she loved to bowl with a great group of ladies.

Surviving are her daughter: Brenda V. Sheppard; grandson: Eric N. Sheppard; and ten great-grandchildren: Robert, Douglas, David, Jacob, Joseph, Katie, Austin, Emily, Ryan and Eric.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home, 703 Capital Avenue, S.W. with Rev. Gary L. Siefert officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery


Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer on 8/2/2009


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  • Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
  • Added: 4 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40282676
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lurline Thornton Brenner (25 Jan 1920–31 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40282676, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jean(C.J.Vought)Green (contributor 47082221) .