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9/19/2020 11:24:00 AM
Martha Janet Bruns
November 1, 1940 - September 18, 2020
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Martha Janet Bruns, 79 of Taylorville, passed away, surrounded by her family, at 7:19 a.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

She was born on November 1, 1940 in Mattoon, the daughter of Lester and Mildred (Young) Wickline. She married Larry M. Bruns on June 20, 1981 in Taylorville.

Janet worked as a nurse at St. Vincent Memorial Hospital before working for the State of Illinois and retiring from the Department of Natural Resources. She was a dedicated member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, LCMS, in Taylorville. Janet served as a pianist and organist for the Presbyterian and Lutheran churches playing for services, weddings, and funerals for over 30 years as well as sharing her vocal gifts as part of the choir. She was a long-time member of the Peter Meyer Chapter of the DAR where she previously served as president. She loved spending time outdoors while camping and working in her garden and canning the produce she grew. Janet enjoyed crossword puzzles and getting her nails done with her daughter Lisa, time she always treasured. Most of all she loved her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Janet is survived by her husband: Larry Bruns of Taylorville; children: Lisa Slater (Michael) of Sherman, David Bruns (Chris) and Todd Bruns both of Taylorville; grandchildren: Melisa Rock (Josh), Kelli Anderson, Kayla Bruns (Anthony Forehand), Andrew Slater (Ceelyn), Hailey Bruns, and Levi Slater; great grandchildren: Landan Tribble, Kaydence Mesecher, Julian Wilson, and Emma Rock; siblings: Jane Thompson and Galen Wickline (Brenda) both of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter: Darla Janette Cramer.

A graveside service for Janet will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Oak Hill Cemetery Home in Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 until 1:00pm on Monday at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.

CDC health guidelines will be followed including social distancing and the use of masks.

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Janet, or condolences to her family, may be shared online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.





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