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Helen V. Bruns

January 8, 1929 December 14, 2006
Helen V. Bruns
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Peoria- Helen V. Bruns 77 of Peoria died at 2:37 pm Thursday December 14, 2006 at Methodist Medical Center. Born January 8, 1929 in Peoria to Albert and Jessie Moll Bruns. She is survived by one brother Albert F. Bruns of Peoria, three nieces; Michele Bruns, Merilee Wunder and Julie Bruns. Two nephews; Dr. Michael Bruns and Joseph Bruns. Also 5 great nieces and one great nephew survive. She was a graduate of Academy Of Our Lady and a graduate of Bradley University with a Masters in Fine Arts. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority, Cursillo and was active in Cornstalk Theatre and Peoria Players Theatre. She was actively involved in numerous church, civic, and volunteer organizations in the Peoria area. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Wednesday at St. Vincent Church with Father Donald Roszkowski officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00pm until 8:00 pm at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with a Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m.. Further visitation will be 30 minutes before services at church. Cremation rites will be accorded. Burial of Ashes will be Thursday 1:30 pm in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kickapoo. Memorials may be made to Bradley University Fine Arts Department. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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