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Betty Ann Bruder

Birth Date: March 19, 1925
Death Date: December 23, 2017

Betty Ann Bruder, 92, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Heritage Health in Mt. Zion with her family by her side.

Betty was born March 19, 1925 in Mt. Zion, Illinois, the daughter of Lola Vada (Scott) Meny. She was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed quilting and traveling. Betty married George Bruder on September 22, 1945 in Decatur. They shared over seventy-two years together.

Surviving is her husband George, sons John D. (Carol) Bruder and Don E. (Donna) Bruder, sister Mary (Dewey) Gosnell, grandchildren Michael Eric (Heather) Bruder, Sarah (Jason) Ward, Andrew Donald (Caroline) Bruder, and Robby David (Kelly) Bruder, great-grandchildren McKenzie and Aiden Bruder, Jacob, Jennah, and Josie Ward, William Bruder, and Liam Bruder, and special niece Tammy Boeker.

Betty was preceded in death by her mother and grandson John Scott Bruder.

Private family services will be held at the Star of Hope Mausoleum in Graceland Cemetery.

Arrangements by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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