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Marie Estella Bruns – Metz Mortuary

    Marie Estella Bruns 
    Marie Estella (Pinneo) Bruns, age 83, of Waco, was called to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at the Warren Memorial Nursing Home in Friend.

    She was born July 4, 1930 at York to William Herman and Verna Vineal (Hoover) Pinneo. Marie was a 1948 graduate of York High School. On April 17, 1949, she married Ray F. Bruns at the First Christian Church in York.

    She worked for a while at J.C. Penney’s in York, Grant’s Restaurant at Waco and was a housewife. She was a lifetime member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church at Waco and a member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Women.

    Marie is survived by her sister, Dorothy (Pinneo) Epp of Enid, Okla.; daughter, Bonnie and husband Galen Pieper of Wauwatosa, Wis.; son, Stanley Bruns and wife Kathy (Grosor) of Beaver Crossing.

    Grandchildren include: Heather and husband Darrell Allen of David City, Jared Pieper and wife Lana of Pewaukee, Wis., Jessica and husband Tim Heins of Tea, S.D., Lindsey Pieper of Cudahy, Wis., Todd Pieper of Cudahy, Wis., Andrea and husband Andrew Dey of Gresham and Danielle Bruns of Lincoln.

    Marie is also survived by nine great-grandchildren: Spencer and Stanley Allen of David City, Madeline and Isabel Pieper of Pewaukee, Wis., Peyton, Olivia and Lincoln Heins of Tea, S.D. and Dawson and Luke Dey of Gresham.

    She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and a brother Harold Pinneo.

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 at the Metz Chapel in York. Burial will follow in York’s Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at the mortuary with the family greeting friends from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Sunday evening.

    Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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