Evelyn R. Brennfoerder

Edgar's picture
Evelyn R. Brennfoerder,  youngest child of Charles and Bertha Ruhga, was born on her parent’s farm west of Angus, NE, on Dec. 29, 1919. She departed this life on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at
the age of 95 years, at the Rosebrook Care Center in Edgar, NE. Evelyn attended Stone School, north of their home, and graduated from Nelson High School in 1936. Evelyn was an operator
for the Lincoln Telephone Company at Nelson until her marriage to Arthur Brennfoerder on Feb. 10, 1941, in Omaha, NE. Three children came to bless their home. They all became members of the Church of Christ. They lived on a farm near Edgar until the death of her husband. Evelyn was employed at the Saint Elizabeth Health Center in Lincoln for several months, then at the  Telephone Company there and in Hastings for several years. She actively helped Arthur with raising the children, farming, gardening and yard work on the farm. She enjoyed reading, writing letters and teaching Sunday school, camps and Bible school, andhearing from and about her  grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother in 1928, her father in 1971, and her husband in 1973; granddaughter, Brenda Glass; Duane Glass wife, Kendra; two sisters. Helen Eckles and Ilah Brennfoerder; and her brother ,Marvin Ruhga. Her survivors include daughter, Dorthy Glass, and her two sons, Duane, and his two children, Sara and Caleb; Gene, and son, Ryan; Luke Jaramillo, son of late Brenda (Glass) and Danny Jaramillo, all of Topeka, KS; her oldest son, Gary
and his wife Marilyn, of Edgar, and their four children:Dudlee, and his wife Debbie, of Edgar; and two children, Quintin, of Lincoln, and Kelsey Hergenreder and husband, Jeffrey, of Fort Riley;
Melody, and husband, Jessy Jauregui, and their three children, Austin, Ashley and Cameron of Mead, CO; Brad and his wife, Kim, and three children, Jordan, Alyssa and Zachary of Edgar; and
Stan, and his wife Kathy, and daughter, Breanna ofEdgar; her youngest son, LeRoy, and his wife, Roxann of Argyle, TX; and their two children, Jennifer and husband, Barry Fox, and two
daughters, Audrey and Addyson of Argyle, TX; and son, Andrew Seoul, South Korea. She will be missed by many other friends and relatives. Funeral services were held Monday, February 9, 2015,
at 10:30 a.m., at the William Funeral Home Chapel in Edgar, NE. Officiating minister will be Paul Julian. Burial was held in the Edgar  Cemetery in Edgar, NE. Visitation was held on Sunday, from 1-7 p.m., with thefamily present from 3-6 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh.com. Williams Funeral Home of Edgar, NE, was in charge of the arrangements 
Rate this article: 
No votes yet