Jerome Bronner, 93
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:53am admin
July 10, 1927 —
Sept. 2, 2020
WATERLOO - Jerome W. Bronner, age 93, of Waterloo, Iowa, died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at his home.
A funeral service was held on Sept. 8 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel. He was laid to rest at Garden of Memories Cemetery with graveside military rites.
Jerome was born on July 10, 1927 in Cresco, Iowa, the son of Rudolph and Agnes Citek Bronner. He was a graduate of Cresco High School.
He married Donna Bublitz in June 1953; they were later divorced.
Jerome worked as a heating and cooling specialist for over 30 years and then went to work for the school system, retiring at the age of 85. He served in the U.S. Navy and Army during WWII. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 1623.
Jerome was proud to be an American and a veteran. He loved growing up on a farm and continued throughout his whole life working with the soil by vegetable and flower gardening. He was very mechanical and could fix anything. He loved his church and was a lifetime member of Trinity American Lutheran Church. He enjoyed watching sports and loved the Packers. He was glad to be on Earth as long as he was.
Jerome is survived by a son, Randy Bronner of Woden, Iowa; a daughter, Brenda Jordan of Cedar Falls, Iowa; and a brother, Leonard Bronner of Cresco.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Bruce Allen Bronner; a daughter, Sharon Kay Bronner Brown; a brother, Raymond Bronner; and two sisters, Grace Mason and Mildred Semelroth.
Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.