Darlene Bronner, 88
Wed, 05/20/2020 - 6:02pm admin
July 2, 1931 —
May 17, 2020
NEWTON - Darlene P. Bronner, age 88, of Newton, Iowa and formerly of Jesup, Iowa died on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Park Centre.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, at Oaklawn Cemetery in Cresco, Iowa. Memorials to the American Lutheran Church in Jesup may be mailed to the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory.
Darlene, the daughter of Ted and Evelyn (Ratcliff) Gunhus, was born on July 2, 1931 in Cresco. She grew up in Cresco and graduated from Cresco High School in 1950. She was united in marriage with Earl Bronner on July 1, 1950. They lived in Waterloo, Iowa and Denver, Iowa before making their home in Jesup for many years. Darlene was a homemaker and an active member of the American Lutheran Church in Jesup.
She is survived by her children, Doug (Sandy) Bronner of Grimes, Iowa, David (Renee) Bronner of Cedar Falls, Iowa and Amy Rahe of Oelwein, Iowa; grandchildren, Dannabelle Bronner, Trey Bronner, Kennedy Bronner, Olivia Bronner, Sydney Rahe and Avarie Rahe; her great-grandchild, Xavier; and good friends, Barr and Rose Christiansen of Jesup.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl; daughter, Deborah Bronner; sister, Marcella Creager; and brothers, Jimmy and Orville Gunhus.