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Shirley A Bruner

August 16, 1935 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Shirley Bruner Obituary

Shirley A. Bruner, 88, of Moberly, died Friday, December 29, 2023, at the University Hospital in Columbia, MO.

Born August 16, 1935, in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of Arthur and Mildred  Schultz Hofmann. On July 18, 1954, she married William Clay Bruner at St. Luke's United Church of Christ in Burlington, IA. He died on February 5, 2010.

She graduated from Burlington High School in 1953. 

After high school, she worked for Drake Hardware Company. She also worked as a secretary for a law office, in her early years of marriage. Shirley worked as an assistant for Dr. Thie at his dental office in the 70's and 80's. She later became a volunteer for Moberly Regional Hospital.

She was a member of St. Luke's United Church. After moving to Moberly, MO in 1985 after her husband purchased a rock quarry, Shirley still kept up with the local activities of Burlington. She was still subscribed to the Hawkeye Newspaper and kept up with the local sport teams; Greyhounds, Blackhawkes, and Hawkeyes. in her later years of life, she spent her time on the computer playing games and emailing with her friends and relatives. She also organized an email group with her classmates of 1953, and would update them with any news she had about Burlington. 

Survivors include one son, Thomas Bruner of New York City, NY; one daughter, Kathy Cagni of Hobe Sound, FL; two grandchildren, Alexanne and McKenzie Cagni; two brothers, Dave Hofmann and Jim Hofmann; two sisters, Barb Krasuski and Sandy Dunn; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter, Beth, brother, Gary Hofmann. Shirley's son David Bruner, passed away a few days after her. 

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Friday, January 12, 2024 at Prugh Funeral Service, 3940 Division Street.

The funeral service for Shirley and her son, Dave will be 11:00 AM Friday, January 12, 2024, at Prugh Funeral Service, 3940 Division Street.  Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. 

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January 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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January 12, 2024

11:00 AM
Prugh Funeral Svc


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