Cheryl Ann Bruder

  • Born: November 28, 1944
  • Died: August 6, 2019
  • Location: Ankeny, Iowa

Memorial Services of Iowa

4208 North Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023
Tel. (515) 964-0592

Tribute & Message From The Family

Cheryl Ann Bruder, 74, of Ankeny passed away August 6, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny. A visitation will be held 5-7:00 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2019 at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd), with a prayer service at 7:00 pm.
Cheryl was born November 28, 1944 in Quincy, Illinois. She graduated from Quincy Notre Dame High School in 1962. After graduation from high school she went on to St. John's Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield, IL and Quincy University, in Quincy, Illinois and graduated with her RN degree in 1966. She started her registered nursing career, first in hospitals then transferred to doctors' offices in Ankeny. Cheryl worked for Dr. Larry Gray Family Practice and Pediatrician Dr. Emily Gavin. She retired from her nursing career in 2007.
She married Ronald Bruder July 8, 1967 and together they had two children, Kevin and Steve. She was a faithful and longtime member of OLIH where she served as a member of the alter and rosary society. She is survived by husband Ron; her children Kevin (Susan) and Steve (Teri) Bruder; 6 grandchildren Allison (Jace) Taylor, Emily, Joel, Christopher, Matt, and Andy; her twin brother Don (Sue) Christ; sister-in-law Martha Schoen who she was especially close to, a brother-in-law Rich (Tedda) Bruder.
She was a loving wife, mom, and care giver, and proud grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to OLIH or Blank Children's Hospital.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I just learned of Cheryl's passing and I'm so sorry for your loss. She cared for both my kids until she retired and I will always remember her as a sweet, caring person. Even when I ran into her years later she remembered and asked about my kids. Prayers of comfort to all of her family.

Posted by Jackie Kueker - Ankeny, IA - Friend   August 24, 2019

We're so sorry to hear this sad news. God certainly must have needed another angel. Our sincere sympathies are with all of you.

Posted by Larry and Grace Anne Boyle and family - Family   August 09, 2019

Our hearts go out to all your family. We had only seen Sherry a few times when we was with Martha, but what a special person. We'll be lifting you in prayer in the difficult days ahead praying that you are comforted by the love of family and friends surrounding you. God's peace and our sincere sympathy.

Posted by Roland & Diana Frerichs - Lexington, IL   August 08, 2019

Dear Ron, Kevin, Steve and families. We are so very sorry that Sherry was taken from you so quickly. She was a wonderful lady and we always enjoyed seeing her smiling face and warm hug at Quincy family events. Know that our hearts and prayers are with you. We're sorry that we cannot attend her funeral but we are with you in spirit. All our love to your family.

Posted by Jim, Barb and Darren Scheufele - Rochester, IL   August 08, 2019


So sorry for your loss. What a pretty lady who is a very gorgeous angel in Heaven now. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless Cheryl and het family today and everyday.

Posted by Joan Wenzel - METAMORA, IL   August 08, 2019

Kevin and Susan,
Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Posted by Skip and Joan Kornfeind - Arlington Heights, IL - Friend   August 07, 2019

Ron and family, we are so sad to hear of Sherry's passing. We so enjoyed the visits at the fish fry every year. We will miss her. Please know we are praying for all of you and will keep you all in our thoughts.

Posted by Greg and Jody Frese - Quincy, IL - Friend   August 07, 2019